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  1. CFAES GSAC- Recruiting New Members!

    https://grad.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/cfaes-gsac-recruiting-new-members

    Are you a graduate student in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences? Do ... (GSAC)! GSAC was formed in January 2020 at the Dean's request for a committee to represent graduate ... students in CFAES (see our webpage for more information). Our bylaws were developed in the spring and ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. CAST Science Communication Scholarship

    https://grad.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/cast-science-communication-scholarship

    level students and veterinary medicine students, focusing on careers in agriculture and food research, ... in one of these or related areas of focus: Animal Agriculture and Environmental Issues Food Science and ... marketing efforts: Video 90 seconds or less that includes audio, visuals, and credits. Download in a common ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Graduate Student Back to School Bash

    https://grad.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/events/graduate-student-back-school-bash

    acquainted or catch up. There will be two locations- one in Columbus (Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4H ... Center) and Wooster (Miller Pavilion/ Secrest Arboretum). There will be food, activities, and ... wear masks while indoors, in line with university guidance. Vaccinated individuals are not required to ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Stay Hydrated this Summer

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-hydrated-summer

    Eating foods high in salt can cause your body to draw water from the cells, possibly leading to ... dehydration. Examples of foods high in sodium include chips, processed meats, and fast food.   Choose foods ... hours outside each day, working beneath the hot sun and becoming drenched in sweat. Being teenage boys, ...

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