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  1. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

    photosynthesis that enables our crops to grow properly. Sunshine is critical for farm life, but like anything ...

  2. 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 ... easily shorten the harvest window making the process very challenging. Harvest your hay crop in intervals ... rather than trying to harvest the whole crop in one week. Protect yourself It is a good practice to drink ...

  3. Working Safely with Anhydrous Ammonia

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

    respiratory system. Some simple suggestions when working with anhydrous ammonia in the field include:- Always ...

  4. 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

    farm, from making hay to building fence, planting crops, and tending to livestock. For many small and ... attitude. Change in eating habits. Depression or lack of communication with others. Weakened immune system ...

  5. 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

    stretches of fence. There are two types of tractor mounted post-hole diggers available on the market, power ... (PTO) or hydraulic system. Prevention Measures Read the operator’s manual for proper operating ...

  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 ... Agricultural Systems Management students are seeking input from owners and operators of farm machinery. The ...

  7. Severe Weather on the Farm

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

    farmers. Weather is what dictates everything from when fieldwork can be done to how well crops yield. Severe ... fields dry, tractors will be operating in full force across the corn belt to get crops planted. With ...

  8. Vomitoxin in Corn Grain Bins

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

    hauling corn to market. Cash bids are very good, the weather has broken after several weeks of cold ... crop. Since this week has been Nationwide Insurance Grain Bin Safety Week, this article will draw ... conditions become relatively dry and unfavorable for visual symptoms to develop. Local markets such as ...

  9. Pull the Strings Before Working Around the Bin

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/pull-strings-working-around-bin

    fulfill marketing contracts or sell their 2020 crop to purchase crop inputs for the upcoming 2021 growing ...

  10. Dee Jepsen, PhD

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/people/dee-jepsen-phd

    Systems Management (ASM) 5600- Graduate and Undergraduate- Agricultural safety and health practices, ...

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