New Environmental Resources

Dr. Maurice Eastridge, Dairy Specialist, Ohio State University (top of page)

The Ohio Livestock Coalition and associated partners have recently released two publications that can be very helpful to dairy producers and they can be printed from the web:

1) Guidelines for Livestock Operations ( - The purpose of the 23-page booklet is to help individuals better understand the types of regulations, rules, permits, and plans that may be required of certain farming operations. The roles and contact information for various agencies are provided.

2) It takes Two to be a good Neighbor ( - This 2-page document was designed to help livestock farmers and rural residents/country dwellers to realize that each have a responsibility to be neighborly in the community. Tips for each party are outlined, and some typical farming practices are described.