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  1. Steps to Speed Up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    example, safe baling moistures for dry hay without preservatives are 18-20% for small square bales (80 to ... moisture can go up to 26% on small squares and round bales, but only 23% on large squares, according to ...

  2. Take Action Against Combine and Field Fires

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/take-action-against-combine-and-field-fires

    a small fire; having the second unit will help with any additional flare-ups. Don’t forget to check that ... by 15 to 30 minutes before being noticed. A small gust of wind could rapidly turn that smoldering ...

  3. Stay Safe Making Hay When the Sun Shines

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-making-hay-when-sun-shines

    extinguisher attached to the baler. Wear heavy gloves when handling small square bales. Be aware of field ...

  4. Fertilizing hay and pastures

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/fertilizing-hay-and-pastures

    https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages. Strategic applications of nitrogen might be needed on pure grass hay and pasture stands. Moderate ... cutting or after the spring flush and reproductive stages of the cool season grasses is over in pastures. ...

  5. Summer Days Ahead: Don’t Ignore Heat Stress!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/summer-days-ahead-don%E2%80%99t-ignore-heat-stress

    possible and give them cool water to drink, in small amounts, but as much as they can drink.  Loosen or ...

  6. Balancing Your Health and the Spring To-Do List

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/balancing-your-health-and-spring-do-list

    farm, from making hay to building fence, planting crops, and tending to livestock. For many small and ... Managing Stress During Crunch Time Get at least 7 hours of sleep. Communicate with family and friends. ...

  7. Agricultural Safety and Health Fact Sheets

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/resources/fact-sheets

    Landscape and Horticulture Tailgate Safety Training Series Small Farm and Garden Safety Series Fact Sheets ...

  8. Websites

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    Observation and Reporting Network) Farm Management Tools Ohio Beef Team Newsletter Ohio Dairy Industry ... Ohio Forage and Grassland Council Maryland Small Ruminant Page Popular Press Hay and Forage Grower Farm ...

  9. Tailgate Safety Training for Employees

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/resources/tailgate-safety-training-employees

      Small Farm and Garden Safety Series Fact Sheets (Ohioline) Farm Safety Fact Sheets (Ohioline)     ...

  10. Alfalfa Weevil Are Active- Time to Scout

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/alfalfa-weevil-are-active-time-scout

    interested in a more detailed treatment of how growing degree days can be used in management decisions for ...

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