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  1. New and Revised Community Development Fact Sheets Now Available

    https://comdev.osu.edu/news/new-and-revised-community-development-fact-sheets-now-available

    consideration. When coordinating a BRE program in a community, it is important to carefully gather and analyze ... Development Districts (CDFS-1560) REVISED 6/30/2021 Authors: David Civittolo and Gwynn Stewart  In 1993, the ... known as Joint Economic Development Districts (JEDD). That legislation also had a significant rewrite in ...

  2. Hay Baler Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/hay-baler-safety

    a concern in late July and early August when there is still straw in the field and later cuttings of hay to ... someone. Be sure bale twine or wire is properly spliced and threaded in the machine to avoid knotter ... problems. While the knotter is in operation, never pull anything out of it. You can easily become entangled ...

  3. 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 ...

  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. CD Wire- July 12, 2021

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2021-07-12

    a vacation, if so, I would love to hear about it. Although I went on a ‘staycation’ in June, I plan on ... traveling out of state in August. Midyear Reviews Although I have not met yet with everyone, I have really ... with this week, I look forward to hearing about your programs. CD In-service Our first in-person CD ...

  6. Alternative Vegetative Cover Strategies can benefit both Landowners and Solar Developers

    https://comdev.osu.edu/news/alternative-vegetative-cover-strategies-can-benefit-both-landowners-and-solar-developers

    A new fact sheet, Forage as Vegetative Cover for Utility-Scale Solar in Ohio, ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. Earth is Our Home Climate Change Video Series

    https://comdev.osu.edu/news/earth-our-home-climate-change-video-series

    The purpose of this video series is to give the viewer basic competence in discussing the factors that ... based here, but you can view individual episodes as indicated below.  Episodes are about 30 minutes in ... 1  discusses the Gulf Stream, one of many major ocean currents that play a huge role in Earth’s climate, and it ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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