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  1. Animal Sciences Bullish about on-Animal Sensors Project with Australia’s CQUniversity

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/animal-sciences-bullish-about-animal-sensors-project-australia%E2%80%99s-cquniversity-0

    Practitioners Foundation.   Bulls are critically important to the American and Australian beef industry. In the ... US, more than 90% of operations use exclusively natural service breeding. In these systems, a very ... important aspect is that bulls must breed with cows of the entire herd in a timely manner because that will ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Increasing Yields by Suppressing Soilborne Pests via Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation Documented by Ram Khadka’s Dissertation

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/increasing-yields-suppressing-soilborne-pests-anaerobic-soil-disinfestation-documented-ram

    There is a market in neighboring countries for Nepal’s vegetable crops, especially those grown in ... extended.  The successful countering of these challenges is documented in the recent dissertation of CFAES ... in Plant Pathology Sally A. Miller.  Anaerobic soil disinfestation is the relatively new process they ...

  4. 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 ...

  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. 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. ACEL, AEDE Faculty Assess, Evaluate Navajo Nation’s Water Security

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/acel-aede-faculty-assess-evaluate-navajo-nation%E2%80%99s-water-security

    The Navajo Nation’s water crisis and food security issues in arid regions of Arizona, New Mexico ... and Utah has become more critical in times of COVID-19.  OSU’s  Global Water Institute  (GWI), in ... Simultaneously, CFAES’s Dr. Mary Rodriguez, assistant professor in Agricultural Communication, Education and ...

  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. AACEL, AEDE Faculty Assess, Evaluate Navajo Nation’s Water Security

    https://ipa.osu.edu/home/slides/aacel-aede-faculty-assess-evaluate-navajo-nation%E2%80%99s-water-security

    The Navajo Nation’s water crisis and food security issues in arid regions of AZ, NM and UT has ... become more critical in times of COVID-19. OSU’s Global Water Institute (GWI), in partnership with The ...

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