Episode 137 – OSU Extension Freezer Beef Budget

Garth Ruff, Ohio State University Extension Beef Specialist, joins us to talk about some aspects that freezer beef producers need to take into consideration to become a profitable operation. Garth also shares a new tool developed by Stan Smith and himself through excel called the “Freezer Beef Budget 2024”. This budget accounts for costs, assets, and the retail value of the beef the producer is charging.

To learn more about the budget, you can visit your local extension office or visit: https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farm-management/enterprise-budgets#2024

Episode 136 – Weather Outlook Spring 2024

Dr. Aaron Wilson joins us for our quarterly weather update. We look back on yet another warm winter and what that means for agriculture. We also discuss what spring weather patterns look like and how that may affect planting.

Sign up to receive quarterly updates from the State Climate Office: climate.osu.edu/. Check out CoCoRaHS.org to learn more about becoming a reporter!