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  1. 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

    Improving Dairy Cattle,” “Stream Management in a Pasture System,” “Silage Storage to Maintain Quality and ... July 25, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dairy nutritionists, industry professionals, producers and anyone ... who wants to learn the latest research on Jersey cattle, milk production and developing a Jersey ...

  2. ODA Eases Import Restrictions on Bovine TB

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oda-eases-import-restrictions-bovine-tb

    bovine tuberculosis requirements for imported cattle herds. Lee McPhail, ODA Assistant Chief of the ... tuberculosis, which has been nearly eradicated in United States cattle herds, has been giving Michigan producers ... some cattle herds in the northern part of the state. The Michigan Departments of Agriculture, Natural ...

  3. High Beef Prices Have Producers Enthusiastic, But Rising Production Costs and Consumer Confidence Are Concerns

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-beef-prices-have-producers-enthusiastic-rising-production-costs-and-consumer

    cuts, an Ohio State University Extension expert said. “Prices for cattle recently reached record highs,” ... million head of cattle, of which some 25 percent are dairy cows, Ohio ranks 16th nationwide in beef ... record high prices farmers have been fetching recently, but some producers still have concerns about ...

  4. Lower Corn Production Forecast Likely to Fuel Increased Calls for Ethanol Waiver

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/lower-corn-production-forecast-likely-fuel-increased-calls-ethanol-waiver

    4 years to build up a cattle herd.  “So if these high feed prices cause cattle herds to decline, then in ... means higher feed costs and the potential that more of them will be forced to sell their herds because ... have suffered through multiple days of record-setting temperatures of over 100 degrees this summer, ...

  5. Long, Painful Recovery for U.S. Dairy Farmers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/long-painful-recovery-us-dairy-farmers

    of cattle to return to what an Ohio State University Extension dairy economist refers to as ... international demand. "Rapidly rising milk prices encouraged dairy farmers to expand their herds ... , increasing the national dairy herd by 349,000 head over the 2004 to 2008 period. During this period, net ...

  6. Boosting Dairy Cattle Fertility: New Technologies, Outreach Go Hand in Hand

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/boosting-dairy-cattle-fertility-new-technologies-outreach-go-hand-hand

    May 16, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Increasing the reproductive efficiency of dairy cattle-- getting ... dairy industry because they translate into reduced herd growth and potential loss of profits, said Mike ... dairy cattle compared to current protocols, giving farmers another tool to inch closer to their reproductive ...

  7. Cattle Breeder, Extension Educator Inducted in Dairy Hall of Service

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cattle-breeder-extension-educator-inducted-dairy-hall-service

    Producers, and is a member of the Ohio Jersey Breeder's Association, Ohio Purebred Dairy Cattle ... Association, American Jersey Cattle Association, and the National Dairy Shrine. Among the awards Lowell has ... received include the Dairy Herd Improvement Association Superior Achievement award, the Ohio Jersey ...

  8. Bringing Quality Beef to the Middle East with Ohio-Israeli Project

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/bringing-quality-beef-middle-east-ohio-israeli-project

    producers to prepare their cattle herds for artificial insemination. "Many new products have been ... developed to help breeders synchronize a cattle herd's estrus cycle," said Steiner. "With ... is creating opportunities to raise quality beef cattle in this Middle East country, giving producers ...

  9. Ohio Bull Test Preview And Sale Coming Up At EORDC

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-bull-test-preview-and-sale-coming-eordc

    February 25, 2003 CALDWELL, Ohio — If beefing up your cattle operation is one of your priorities ... personnel,” said Justin Lahmers, a beef cattle Extension associate. “We will cover issues such as bull ... carcass data results, and evaluation of structural soundness in breeding bulls.” Preview attendees will ...

  10. Higher Fuel Prices To Impact Some Farmers More Than Others

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/higher-fuel-prices-impact-some-farmers-more-others

    and will depend on other variables such as the weather and the fate of already record-high grain ... producers won’t be as lucky. That’s certainly the case for dairy farmers, said Dianne Shoemaker, OSU ... Extension’s state dairy financial management specialist. “One of the main challenges dairy farmers face with ...

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