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  1. 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

    a busy month, finishing the crop planting, caring for livestock, and harvesting first cutting of hay. Hay ... different types of equipment, long hours spent in the field, exposure to dust, and numerous hours exposed to ... easily shorten the harvest window making the process very challenging. Harvest your hay crop in intervals ...

  2. Working Safely with Anhydrous Ammonia

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/working-safely-anhydrous-ammonia

    with the safe use of the product, understand the potential for injury and know how to respond to an ... emergency. There are several hazards associated to working with anhydrous ammonia in the field. One hazard is that ... respiratory system. Some simple suggestions when working with anhydrous ammonia in the field include:- Always ...

  3. One Question Could Save Someone’s Life

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/one-question-could-save-someone%E2%80%99s-life

    Bridget Britton, Extension Field Specialist, Behavioral Health The month of May helps us to be ...

  4. 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 ... get out of the tractor and stretch throughout the day. Pack a Healthy Lunch for the Field Just because ... you are working in the field does not mean you cannot have a healthy meal. Your lunch should provide ...

  5. Spring Pesticide Safety Reminders

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/spring-pesticide-safety-reminders

    exit to the field while spraying.    Mixing and loading in the field?  Make sure you have soap, water, ...

  6. Pharmaceutical Waste, National Drug Take Back Campaign

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/pharmaceutical-waste-national-drug-take-back

    do with your leftover medication? Many Ohio residents have expired or unused pharmaceutical products ... While Ohio EPA does not regulate the disposal of pharmaceutical products by consumers. The State of Ohio ...

  7. Severe Weather on the Farm

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/severe-weather-farm

    fields dry, tractors will be operating in full force across the corn belt to get crops planted. With ... farmers. Weather is what dictates everything from when fieldwork can be done to how well crops yield. Severe ... weather awareness is an old topic that sometimes needs a reminder. Getting caught in the middle of a field ...

  8. Did you know Ohio ranks 4th in the U.S. for combine fires?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/did-you-know-ohio-ranks-4th-us-combine-fires

    that occur to these machines while they are harvesting summer and fall crops.   This team of ...

  9. Roadway Transport Safety of Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/roadway-transport-safety-anhydrous-ammonia

    rolling to the fields, roadway safety becomes a priority. This is a review of Ohio’s regulations to ...

  10. Vomitoxin in Corn Grain Bins

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/vomitoxin-corn-grain-bins

    crop. Since this week has been Nationwide Insurance Grain Bin Safety Week, this article will draw ... vomitoxin. Some localized areas of Ohio experienced fields with Gibberella ear rot (GER) that was more than ... particles and the amount of dust in the grain lot.  In the fall, it is recommended that fields with ear rot ...

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