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  1. Summer of Cicadas Art Project Update

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/summer-cicadas-art-project-update

    role in our ecosystem.   Far from dormant, these flying insects emerge periodically and provide a show ... the Fairgrounds in Carthage. The event will run from August 12-15, 2021 and will feature 4-H displays ... from youth throughout Hamilton County.   To see the Cicada Art in person visit the Hamilton County Fair ...

  2. Cincinnati Buckeye Run 2021 Registration Open

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/cincinnati-buckeye-run-2021-registration-open

    of our volunteers and partners, Hamilton County 4-H served nearly 4000 youth in 2019. We have not ... been immune to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, help us continue to serve more youth in 2021! We ... encourage you to participate in this event and show your support for 4-H through: Donating Checking out ...

  3. Green Umbrella awarded a USDA Farm to School

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/green-umbrella-awarded-usda-farm-school

    to launch #FeedOurFuture and impact students across the Greater Cincinnati region, in collaboration ... for two years to use FOF branded materials and visual components in partnership with participating ... counties served by Green Umbrella in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana." “Helping schools expand access to ...

  4. Stay Hydrated this Summer

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-hydrated-summer

    hours outside each day, working beneath the hot sun and becoming drenched in sweat. Being teenage boys, ... funny. As an adult, I still smile at their innocent fun, but the Educator in me wants to interject and ... ask any number of questions, including, “Weren’t you worried about dehydration?!” Working outside in ...

  5. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/keeping-next-generation-safe

    in determining whether they are physically and mentally able to complete certain tasks. The Farm and ... Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice (2012) listed key points about ... to work on the farm, ensure that they have appropriate childcare and are not in farm work areas. ...

  6. 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

    increase in fires to combine harvesters and crop fields. Unintentional fires are never an enjoyable event. ... pre-planning for fire emergencies.  Ohio ranks fourth in the nation for combine fires. Other states leading the ... Dakota (7 th).  The majority of harvester fires start in the engine compartment. Contributing factors for ...

  7. Manure Pit Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/manure-pit-safety

    is heavier than air, and will collect is low lying areas without good air movement.  If it is in the ... will cause alerted breathing, collapse, and death.  Exposure to ammonia results in immediate burning ... sensation and redness in the eyes.  Methane and carbon monoxide are odorless and difficult to detect by ...

  8. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/can-animals-spread-disease-humans

    traveling or enjoying some outdoor activities, many people might encounter animals in either an urban or ... include petting or touching animals, bites or scratches, or your dog lying in bed with you licking your ... team are essential in preventing the spread of zoonotic disease. Quality Assurance programs delivered ...

  9. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

    an important role in the hydrological cycle that provides us with water and the process of ... then reapply every 2 hours while you’re out in the sun. You may need to reapply sunscreen more often if ... sunscreen. When possible, plan to work in the shade or indoors when UV rays are strongest, which is typically ...

  10. 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

    different types of equipment, long hours spent in the field, exposure to dust, and numerous hours exposed to ... the sun. Here are some tips to stay safe and healthy while making hay in 2021. Pace Yourself The hay ... easily shorten the harvest window making the process very challenging. Harvest your hay crop in intervals ...

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