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  1. Keeping Cows and Calves Cool Through Ventilation System Maintenance

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/keeping-cows-and-calves-cool-through-ventilation

    the air, with the tulips and daffodils starting to bloom, and alfalfa fields coming back to life. It ... cool. While an inefficient system may not create problems now, it is wasting energy, and by summer, it ... a number to each fan on the farm, it will help you to track the maintenance cost of each individual fan. ...

  2. Determining Forage Moisture Content

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/determining-forage-moisture-content

    forage that will be baled, grab a sample from the windrow and tightly twist it. Depending upon how ... determining forage moisture, so it can’t be pooh-poohed and written off. However, for those who may want more ... dries down to its endpoint moisture. The procedure involves weighing out 100 grams (fresh weight) of ...

  3. Join the Spring 2020 Email Challenge- It’s All About Time

    https://butler.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/join-spring-2020-email-challenge-it%E2%80%99s-all-about-time

    and Quality Time And even Party Time! What does it cost?  No charge – participation is free! Who can ...

  4. Join the Spring 2020 Email Challenge- It’s All About Time

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/join-spring-2020-email-challenge-it%E2%80%99s-all-about-time

    and Quality Time And even Party Time! What does it cost?  No charge – participation is free! Who can ...

  5. Using Protocols to Train Farm Employees

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/using-protocols-train-farm-employees

    teats for 30 seconds before wiping it off? Why is 90 to 120 seconds needed between the time the udder is ... of deal. Over time, it is natural to see drift away from protocols, and whether intentionally or ... unintentionally, a step gets left out or it is not followed completely.  It is common to see protocols get modified ...

  6. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/establishing-new-forage-stands

    (https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages). Forages are more productive where soil pH is above 6.0, but for alfalfa it should be 6.5 to 6.8. Soil ... pH is not at least 6.5, it would be best to apply lime now and delay establishing alfalfa until late ... as soon as it is possible to prepare a good seedbed in April. Try to finish seeding by the end of ...

  7. Towing Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591410

    the equipment. Use safety signs and lighting. About These Modules The Ag Tailgate Training Series was ... standardized safety markings when towing NH 3.   T F 2. It is acceptable to tow more than one NH 3 tank at ... equipment.     T F                 Ag Crops and Livestock Farm Management safety ag tailgate training towing ...

  8. Safe Operation of Portable Circular Power Saws

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59173

    power saws, and to prevent injuries. Trainer’s Note Hold this session in the shop. Discuss the hazards ... and supervisors safety health series ag tailgate training Food, Agricultural and Biological ... Agricultural Tailgate Safety Training for Operators and Supervisors AEX-591.7.3 Agriculture and ...

  9. Heat Stress

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591108

    treatable before it is life threatening. Improve Safety —Any heat stress can impair functioning. Increase ... Agricultural Tailgate Safety Training for Operators and Supervisors AEX-591.10.8 Agriculture and ... Natural Resources 05/29/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To be able to identify ...

  10. Global Climate Change: Update 2020

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-203

    2000). The cycles that we observe in this figure lead to cold periods that last about 80,000 years, and ... January 2020 was estimated to be 7.8 billion, up from 4.0 billion in 1970. It is expected to grow to 9.0 ... decade as the most widely discussed environmental subject in the world. It also shows no sign of taking ...

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