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  1. 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

    transition to becoming organic, or just interested in small ruminants and organic methods won't want to ... miss the Management Skills for Organic Small Ruminants Workshop, to be held Oct. 14 from 1-5 p.m. at ... small ruminant parasite management and organic practices for small ruminants.    Also speaking will be ...

  2. Selling Direct to Consumers Can Net Farmers and Producers More Money, Ohio State Expert Says

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/selling-direct-consumers-can-net-farmers-and-producers-more-money-ohio-state-expert

    Livestock and the Law: Managing Legal Risk. The conference is an outgrowth of the Ohio New and Small Farm ... procedures during a presentation March 9 at the “Opening Doors to Success” Small Farm Conference and Trade ... Show. The conference, which will be held March 9 and 10 at Wilmington College in Wilmington, Ohio, will ...

  3. Expansion of Sheep Industry Focus of Ohio Sheep Day July 16

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/expansion-sheep-industry-focus-ohio-sheep-day-july-16

    that surround expansion. Keynote speaker Richard Ehrhardt, a small ruminant specialist at Michigan ... a 300-head, forage-based commercial sheep operation in the rolling hills of Columbiana County. High said the ... basic sheep management because we have so many new people in the industry, and they need to know how to ...

  4. Agriculture Event Will Help Farmers Brush Up on Financial Know-How

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/agriculture-event-will-help-farmers-brush-financial-know-how

    Review Manager. "At the same time, farmers will have to be more diligent than ever in their planning ... business management and assistant professor in AEDE will share his insight of farm production management in ... operations for the future. Both also take place on Friday Avenue. For farmers who run small operations, OSU ...

  5. Ohio State Extension Offering Feedlot Management School

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-extension-offering-feedlot-management-school

    factors affecting profitability in feedlots, anatomy and function of the ruminant digestive system, grain ... November 7, 2005 MT. VERNON, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension is offering feedlot operators ... and cattle producers an educational opportunity to increase their knowledge of feedlot management. The ...

  6. EORDC Manager Receives Ohio Cattlemen's Award

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/eordc-manager-receives-ohio-cattlemens-award

    matter how small their operations are, they should manage them with a large-scale mentality,” Shriver ... serving the cattle industry at OARDC, and in his own cattle operation.” Improving the genetic makeup of ... Extension benefit livestock operations in the state. “Research has given us a lot of direction and has ...

  7. Davlin Appointed Manager of OARDC’s Western Ag Research Station

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/davlin-appointed-manager-oardc%E2%80%99s-western-ag-research-station

    Agricultural Research Station in South Charleston, Ohio, one of nine outlying research farms operated by Ohio ... years of service to OARDC.  “Joe demonstrated his ability to manage multiple research projects in his ... OARDC director for research operations. “The research activity at Western has grown significantly in ...

  8. Learn to Convert On-Farm Resources into Renewable Energy at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-convert-farm-resources-renewable-energy-farm-science-review

    July 30, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – Small-acreage and hobby farmers interested in transitioning to energy ... the same time," said Brown. In addition to the Small Farms Center presentation, Ohio State ... for farm operations, farmers' markets, managing on-farm nutrients, starting a greenhouse ...

  9. Producer Certification First Step Toward Beef Industry Alliance

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/producer-certification-first-step-toward-beef-industry-alliance

    profitable. There are several independently owned and operated segments in the beef industry, including ... one out of every three cattle operations in the region has folded, thereby reducing the number of ... processors and limiting beef production and marketing in the area. "It's harder for small beef ...

  10. Rumen Expert, Microbe Namesake, Notches 2008 OARDC Senior Faculty Research Award

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/rumen-expert-microbe-namesake-notches-2008-oardc-senior-faculty-research-award

    said. The rumen is the first of four chambers in the stomach of ruminants, or cud-chewing animals. ... digestible to their host. Cattle, for example, are ruminants. “The role of ruminants in intensive and ... international expert on rumen microbiology who has two protozoan species named in his honor, has added to his ...

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