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  1. 4-H Animal Projects: An Option for any 4-H Member

    https://extension.osu.edu/today/4-h-animal-projects-option-any-4-h-member

    ohio4h.org/statewide-programs/assuring-quality-care-animals. CONNECT WITH OUR EXPERTS! 4-H Project Central  is an easy online way for current and prospective ... goats, or larger like steers, or horses. Or even more unique animals like miniature pigs. GET THE FACTS! ... FOR ANIMALS This program teaches 4-H youth how to use best practices that support the production of ...

  2. 4-H Projects go to Fair

    https://extension.osu.edu/today/4-h-projects-go-fair

    are “learning by doing” as they work with animals and a wide variety of other subjects too, from ... rocketry, to cooking, to photography, to archery. Their animals will be judged in the arena at the fair; and ... members' special interests. Learn more at  ohio-4-h-shooting-sports. When they come to the fair with animal ...

  3. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/fertilizing-perennial-forages-dairy-farms

    Science and Greg LaBarge, Agronomic Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Early fall is one of ... harm animals fed those forages. A recent soil test should always guide what nutrients to apply and how ... excessive levels of K in the forage that can cause animal health problems.   ...

  4. Recognizing and Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/recognizing-and-managing-heat-stress-dairy-cattle

    producing milk. Animals become stressed when the amount of heat produced is greater than what they can get ... Do Animal Experience Heat Stress? Cows begin to feel heat stress at temperatures much lower than do ... as an indicator of potential heat stress, animals often exhibit signs that indicate their level of ...

  5. Summer Mastitis – Insights on cause, signs, and prevention

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/summer-mastitis-%E2%80%93-insights-cause-signs-and

    early start on treatment and careful evaluation to preserve animal well-being. Better yet is to invest ... deltamethrin, are available to control flies. Those products that are to be applied along the back of the animal ... other strategies, such as fly traps, grazing management, teat stripping, and isolation of the animal ...

  6. Annual Winter Forage Following Wheat Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/annual-winter-forage-following-wheat-harvest

    of the animal’s diet. Brassicas are not as palatable as some other forages, so it is recommended to ... introduce them slowly so that the animal will acclimate to the taste of the forage or use an intensive ... regulations concerning government programs.  For example, if you participate in the H2Ohio program, you must ...

  7. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... Also, there are reasons that a feed might be a very good fit in your feeding program while not appearing ...

  8. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    Science, The Ohio State University August is the second good window of opportunity of the year for ...

  9. Corn Silage Harvest Safety Should Be Priority One

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-harvest-safety-should-be-priority-one

    Program at: https://agsafety.osu.edu/.  ...

  10. 4-H Youth Development: Building A Legacy in Ohio

    https://extension.osu.edu/today/4-h-youth-development-building-legacy-ohio

    birthplace of the 4-H program? That's right – since 1902, 4-H youth development has been a key program ... after-school program, or other special interest activities. Learn more today about what 4-H has to offer! Start ... about the program. Also check out this short video that describes 4-H and the Land-Grant System.  There ...

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