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  1. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    wild rabbits can seek burrows or other shaded areas, exhibition rabbits may be exposed to more direct ... income. A building that can be easily secured is more attractive for storage, so fair boards may not have ... fasteners.   If an existing livestock building has solid walls, then it may be possible to create openings to ...

  2. Answering Farmers’ Questions About the Pandemic in 2021

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/answering-farmers%E2%80%99-questions-about-pandemic-2021

    certainly dominated the headlines and many of our daily conversations since March, 2020. For those directly ... involved in production agriculture, our lives and routines may have been disrupted, but our daily business ... research question may lead to several new research questions, or the correct answer backed by science is no ...

  3. Smart Eating for Healthy Aging

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ss-207-06

    changes are gradual while others are more obvious. You may notice, for example, that your body shape is ... either under- or over-nourished. Under-nourishment occurs when you do not eat enough food. This may lead ... always have, you may find yourself gaining and carrying excess weight. Metabolism slows with age, which ...

  4. Farm Office Live

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/events/farm-office-live-8

    agri-business stakeholders, our specialists digest the latest news and information and present it in an ...

  5. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    edges. Piles smaller than three feet cubed (27 cu. ft.; 3–4 ft. tall) have trouble holding this heat in ... constructed, to allow for direct contact of the materials with soil microorganisms. The following compost heap ... may have to be confined in bins that keep out animals such as raccoons, skunks, etc. City ordinances ...

  6. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    turfgrass. However, there may not be a complete understanding of why a lime application (i.e., liming) can be ... alkalinity, can directly influence the vigor and quality of the home lawn. When the pH is below 7.0, the soil ... that may act to reduce soil pH are decomposition of soil organic matter and irrigation of soil with ...

  7. Livestock Medication Records: Are They Really Necessary?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/livestock-medication-records-are-they-really

    livestock producer to do the same! Food Producing Animals In livestock production, a medication may be ... may have become contaminated with filth, or whereby it may have been rendered injurious to health.” ... some degree of dehydration and low intake (feed and water) due to pain, and this may extend the drug ...

  8. Ohio Crop Enterprise Budgets – Projected Returns for 2022

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/news/ohio-crop-enterprise-budgets-%E2%80%93-projected-returns-2022

    through next year, profit margins will likely be positive although higher costs may create losses for some ... year may change this outcome. These projections are based on OSU Extension Ohio Crop Enterprise ...

  9. Hydrothermal Carbonization: Upgrading Waste Biomass to Char

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6622

    may also contain undesirable metals, such as Ni, Pb, Cd, Cr, which are distributed among solid and ... by enhancing its water and nutrient retention properties [4]. However, the char may contain toxic ... such as a coal-miscanthus blend, compost, and grape marc vary between $106 and $170/ton [27,28]. The ...

  10. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 1

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-1

    disease or cure infections, but instead reduce fever or inflammation that may be associated with an ... digestive tract unfortunately may take a hit, too. This will likely cause a disruption to the gut microbiome ... causative pathogens may be E. coli, clostridia, cryptosporidium, rotavirus, or coronavirus. While waiting ...

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