Farmers and Ranchers Sought for a Study about Balancing Children and Work

Farmers, ranchers, and their partners raising children wanted! Researchers are looking for primary caregivers of children under 18 to participate in an online survey about how they are juggling children and work. Full and part-time farmers and ranchers are welcome to participate and may choose to enter a raffle to win one of fifty $50 checks. For questions or to request a paper survey, contact Florence Becot at 715-389-9379 or To fill out the online survey, visit this link: 

Livestock News

Beef Cattle

Six new articles have been posted in this week’s issue number 1327 of the Ohio BEEF Cattle letter:

Considering we’ve gone from near drought to mud across much of Ohio in less than two months, this week we focus on pasture and forage management for the balance of winter. Also, please know the recording of last week’s Beef School is now linked/posted on the 2023 Ohio Beef School page.

Articles this week include:

    • Pasture Improvements by Osmosis
    • Consider Feeding Options for Challenging Conditions
    • Frost Seeding Clover: A Recipe for Success
    • Two Cattle Feeding Programs Offered on February 6
    • Ohio Cow-Calf Field Day to be held in Morgan County
    • U.S. Hay Production Declined 9 Percent in 2022

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Livestock News

Beef Cattle

Six new articles have been posted in this week’s issue number 1326 of the Ohio BEEF Cattle letter:

It’s winter in Ohio and chances are likely the weather will soon be different . . . again. This week we talk about managing and adjusting for those changes!

Articles this week include:
* Winter Pasture Management
* Adjusting for Cold Weather
* Product-Market Fit and Taking the Random Out of Production
* To Reimplant, or Not to Reimplant . . . That is the Question
* Three Questions for the 2023 Beef Cattle Market
* Heifers on Feed Indicate Long-Term Liquidation Still Occurring

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