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  1. The Ohio Program Cultivates International Horticulturalists at Cultivate ‘21

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/ohio-program-cultivates-international-horticulturalists-cultivate-%E2%80%9821

    Cultivate is one of the largest annual national horticulture industry conference/trade shows in ... the US, hosted by AmericanHort in Columbus, OH. For over a decade, The Ohio Program (TOP), has ... Horticulturists The Ohio Program believes in helping young generations obtain the education necessary to ...

  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. 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

    extensive managed cattle, producers may never become aware of the bull problem, resulting in fewer calves ... methods are being developed. These create new opportunities to improve current management strategies in ... managed on extensive pastures, the herd may not be in sight for extended periods, so OASs allow for new ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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