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  1. Learn More about Managing Livestock Facilities at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-more-about-managing-livestock-facilities-farm-science-review

    ventilated livestock buildings that simulates various ventilation system scenarios. The idea is to aid ... producers in fine-tuning their swine building ventilation systems, as well as troubleshooting specific ... Science Review can learn more about managing the environment in their livestock facilities, while ...

  2. OARDC to Host Compost Bedded Pack Dairy Barn Workshop on Dec. 5

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-host-compost-bedded-pack-dairy-barn-workshop-dec-5

    system with solid manure handling options, said Lingying Zhao, an associate professor of food, ... speakers. “There’s increased interest in the compost bedded pack system because of its potential for ... Zhao said. Possible benefits of the system also include less environmental risk from the ...

  3. Three Years Later, 'Green' 4-H Center Going Strong

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/three-years-later-green-4-h-center-going-strong

    Academic Services building were both built using LEED's sustainable building guidelines, and the ... green features is the building's closed-loop geothermal heating and cooling system, which pumps ... January 2008, it was the first building on the Ohio State University campus to be built according to LEED ...

  4. Sheep, Goat Producers: Management Skills Workshop to be Held Oct. 14 in Wooster

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sheep-goat-producers-management-skills-workshop-be-held-oct-14-wooster

    202-3528.   The session will be held at the Research Service Building, room 130. OARDC is located at 1680 ... Service based at the Dale Bumpers Small Farms Research Center in Arkansas. Burke has done extensive work on ... animal growth, as well as animal welfare concerns in an organic system.    Finally, Rose Smith from the Ohio ...

  5. OSU Extension Offers Dairy Forum, Open House Aug. 8-10

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-offers-dairy-forum-open-house-aug-8-10

    Ohio State's Department of Animal Sciences and the American Jersey Cattle Association, it will ... environmental sustainability of food production systems, said Maurice Eastridge, a p rofessor and OSU Extension ... State and its educational programs,” he said. “As the industry assisted in building our herd of ...

  6. OARDC Recognizes Composting, Bioproducts, Bioenergy Leader

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-recognizes-composting-bioproducts-bioenergy-leader

    poultry manure and 4-M Farm’s high-rise hog building, a unique system for handling swine manure as a solid ... engineering of composting systems, biomass energy systems and plant-based bioproducts, yesterday (4/28) was ... interdisciplinary research projects for both his expertise in systems analysis and his ability to provide creative ...

  7. Ventilation Trailer Helps Manage Livestock Environment

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ventilation-trailer-helps-manage-livestock-environment

    building ventilation systems, as well as troubleshooting specific problems. The ventilation trailer was ... complete with all the bells and whistles found in typical mechanically ventilated livestock buildings that ... simulates various ventilation system scenarios. The idea is to aid producers in fine-tuning their swine ...

  8. Ohio State’s Annual Manure Science Review Is Aug. 9 in NW Ohio: Learn How to Reduce Phosphorus Runoff, More

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state%E2%80%99s-annual-manure-science-review-aug-9-nw-ohio-learn-how-reduce-phosphorus

    University presents Manure Science Review 2012  on Aug. 9 in northwest Ohio. The event is an educational ... swine or dairy manure to side dress corn; best practices and systems for composting livestock mortality; ... Administration Building, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, OH 44691. Checks should be made payable to OARDC/OSU. ...

  9. Have an Unused Barn? Raise Some Fish in It

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/have-unused-barn-raise-some-fish-it

    old farm buildings. Ohio State University's Farm Science Review will be held Sept. 19-21 at the ... buildings, visit Farm Science Review. Farm Science Review is sponsored by Ohio State University Extension, ... across the state are converting their barns into re-circulating aquaculture systems and Ohio State ...

  10. 2 Small Farm Conferences Set for March

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/2-small-farm-conferences-set-march

    blueberries and freshwater shrimp, will be among the topics. So will alternative production systems ... -- reduced tillage, grass-based livestock and others-- and alternative marketing systems, including CSAs (community ... College, Farm Credit Services of Mid-America, and the following U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) ...

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