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  1. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    propelled objects, and various moving equipment parts. Before hopping in the tractor, here are some steps to ... visible SMV sign. Ensure all shields and guards are in place.   Wear Proper PPE Wearing the proper ... topography and in many areas of Ohio this involves steep slopes. Some ways to avoid equipment rollover ...

  2. Cover Crops in the Garden

    https://champaign.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/mgv-documents/cover-crops-garden

    Cover Crops in the Garden Cover crops can be an excellent way to build soil organic matter, ... kill or can be easily controlled with tillage or pulling in the spring. Grass-like covers are best for ... fall. It will also continue to grow in the spring, providing additional benefit. That also means it must ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Grow Eat Series

    https://champaign.osu.edu/node/3240

    Toxicity in the Garden Did you know that some pesticides are more toxic that others? Are you struggling to ... keep up with controlling pests in your garden but do not feel comfortable applying pesticides? ...

  8. 2021 EOY Club Forms Due

    https://champaign.osu.edu/events/2021-eoy-club-forms-due

    Please have your End of Year club forms (attendance sheet and financial summary) turned in, to ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. How to Become a Master Gardener Volunteer

    https://champaign.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/how-become-master-gardner-volunteer

    The Master Gardener Volunteer Program trains volunteers for The Ohio State University Extension in ... their county to help further the mission of engagement and outreach.  Volunteers are trained in consumer ... announcements! Master Gardener Volunteers become leaders and educators in the community tasked with sharing their ...

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