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  1. 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

    It is easy to get attached to an animal, especially for 4-H and FFA youth. It is important to ... working with livestock. Animal behaviors can be unpredictable especially when introduced to a new ... Understand your animal’s behavior patterns and attitude towards you and other handlers. Learn to recognize ...

  2. Manure Pit Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/manure-pit-safety

    breathing area for people and animals, it can be immediately dangerous to life and health. Manure ... well as the animals, to keep them from being fatally exposed to gases.  Think ahead to the process, ... ensure that children, visitors, and animals are kept out.  Placing signage that indicates hazardous gases ...

  3. 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 ... rural setting. Animals provide many benefits to people such as food, fiber, travel, sport, ... companionship, and education. However, animals can sometimes carry harmful pathogens that can spread to people ...

  4. Signature Areas

    https://oardc.osu.edu/signature-areas

    maintaining agrosecurity to ensure food security and the basics of nutritional health for a growing global ...

  5. Interdisciplinary Programs

    https://oardc.osu.edu/research-resources/interdisciplinary-programs

    managnement of animal manures and nutrients on Ohio farms. To achieve this purpose, strategies such as ... and residues and animal production, food, and bio-processing wastes to energy, fuels, and chemicals, ...

  6. OARDC Impacts

    https://oardc.osu.edu/about/oardc-impacts

    potential. Often, viruses are undetected and yield loss is attributed to other factors, such as nutritional ... can monitor an animal’s activity and body temperature, allowing for earlier detection of parasitism ... to determine the efficacy of measuring animal activity as a method to detect and quantify the level ...

  7. Research Resources

    https://oardc.osu.edu/resources

    security, plant and animal diseases, renewable bioenergy, etc. OARDC in Wooster is the largest agricultural ... stakeholders would not occur efficiently. *The Food Animal Health Research Program (FAHRP) is ... a nationally-known program focused on protecting and enhancing animal and public health with research focused on ...

  8. History

    https://oardc.osu.edu/about/history

    control, animal nutrition and animal husbandry would make the station known worldwide. In 1903, Director ... expanded rapidly with several new buildings under Dr. Kottman, including Gerlaugh Hall (Animal, Dairy and ...

  9. Teaching Youth to be Safe Around Livestock

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/teaching-youth-be-safe-around-livestock

    animals to ensure safety. Begin with the basics:  Clean, Working Facilities Barns should be free of ... you know livestock can hear sounds and pitches that humans cannot? Loud noises scare animals and high ... frequencies can hurt their ears. Announce your presence when entering the barn/pen with animals. Quiet, calm ...

  10. Peggy Cebelak

    https://butler.osu.edu/people/peggy-cebelak

    513-714-3892 Peggy Cebelak is a program assistant with the Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP).  She ... fun interactive lessons on nutrition, and the importance of fitness and food safety. Peggy attended ...

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