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  1. National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/national-farm-safety-and-health-week-2021

    a time to turn the spotlight on far too overlooked practices in agriculture. Safety and health always ... – Safety & Health for Youth in Agriculture Thursday – Agricultural Fertilizer & Chemical Safety ... Friday – Safety & Health for Women in Agriculture Head over to the  National Education Center for ...

  2. It’s Time to Break Down the Stigma

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/it%E2%80%99s-time-break-down-stigma

    a mental health challenge in effort to prevent a future suicide.  How is this affecting our community? The ... agricultural community is  1.5 times  more likely to die by suicide than any other population in the United ... States according to a CDC study published in 2017. Suicides are up by over 40% in the last 20 years ...

  3. CROP ALERT AND YARD ALERT! IT’S ARMYWORM by Trevor Corboy

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/crop-alert-and-yard-alert-it%E2%80%99s-armyworm-trevor-corboy

    Calls started coming in about an armyworm that was devouring lawns, pastures, meadows, and alfalfa ... armyworm. The fall armyworm and a close relative, the yellow striped armyworm do not overwinter in Ohio, ... armyworm have been exploding down south. The adults from these southern populations were swept up in summer ...

  4. Confined Space

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/confined-space

    Confined Space video Manure Pit Safety-- Safety Through the Seasons Newsletter article Gas Hazards in ...

  5. Safe Handling of Livestock on the Farm and at the Show

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safe-handling-livestock-farm-and-show

    in different ways. As a livestock handler, reducing the amount of stress placed on the livestock will ... go a long way in reducing the occurrence of human and livestock injury. Some tips to reducing stress ...

  6. Farm Science Review Tickets Available

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/farm-science-review-tickets-available-0

    135 St. Rt. 38, near London.  We have FSR Tickets available for purchase here in our office ... annual Farm Science Review is in person this year and tickets are $7.00.  Our office will be selling ...

  7. Stay Safe Watching Aerial Applications Over Farm Fields

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-watching-aerial-applications-over

    in agriculture production to plant seeds for agronomic crops, cover crops and also to apply ... fertilizers and pesticides. Aerial applications, also known as crop dusting, is common in Ohio. It is ... a specialty service for fields that are in their advanced growing stages- where equipment can no longer pass ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Skill-a-thon Quiz Access

    https://greene.osu.edu/node/2662

        Junior (8-10) Intermediate (11-13) Senior (14+) Beef Jr. Beef Inter. Beef Sr. Dairy Cow Jr. ...

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