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  1. 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

    a busy month, finishing the crop planting, caring for livestock, and harvesting first cutting of hay. Hay ... harvest can be a very labor intensive and time-consuming job. Hay harvest involves working around many ... easily shorten the harvest window making the process very challenging. Harvest your hay crop in intervals ...

  2. One Question Could Save Someone’s Life

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/one-question-could-save-someone%E2%80%99s-life

    tactics for help. Sharing how much they are loved and cared for by either you or someone (if they are ...

  3. Balancing Your Health and the Spring To-Do List

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/balancing-your-health-and-spring-do-list

    about taking care of their health and wellness. Here are a few steps you can take this spring to stay ...

  4. Safe Measures Around the Post-Hole Digger = More Fence Built This Spring

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safe-measures-around-post-hole-digger-more

    post-hole auger/digger. A tractor mounted post-hole digger can reduce time and labor when building large ... stretches of fence. There are two types of tractor mounted post-hole diggers available on the market, power ...

  5. Spring Pesticide Safety Reminders

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/spring-pesticide-safety-reminders

    carefully to make sure your PPE have required level of chemical resistance.  The gloves in the picture are ...

  6. Did you know Ohio ranks 4th in the U.S. for combine fires?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/did-you-know-ohio-ranks-4th-us-combine-fires

    that occur to these machines while they are harvesting summer and fall crops.   This team of ... safety education that farmers have in place for their combine harvesters.  If you own or operate ... of commodity harvested. Specific questions about each combine harvester will detail the age and ...

  7. Roadway Transport Safety of Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/roadway-transport-safety-anhydrous-ammonia

    a nurse tank on a public roadway, carefully check: Running Gear – Inspect the farm wagon frame tongue, ...

  8. Vomitoxin in Corn Grain Bins

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/vomitoxin-corn-grain-bins

    temperatures and snow, and we have begun a new tax year for farmers. Considering the harvest of 2020, some ... producers may experience vomitoxin in their bins when unloading and cleaning out this past harvest’s corn ... easily during harvest, transport, and other forms of grain handling, increasing the number of fine ...

  9. Using Heat Lamps: Proceed with Caution!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/using-heat-lamps-proceed-caution

    happen! With any electrical appliance or heating source they need to be used carefully.  If you must use ...

  10. Winter Weather Preparedness on the Farm

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/winter-weather-preparedness-farm

    town and deliveries may be delayed or not possible. Take care of yourself!  Layer clothing so depending ...

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