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  1. 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

    teaching youth responsibilities on the farm. Younger children may not be aware of the dangers that come ... animals to ensure safety. Begin with the basics:  Clean, Working Facilities Barns should be free of ... handling safety is keeping equipment and facilities in proper working order.  Using Your Quiet Voice  Did ...

  2. 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 ... medium sized farms these tasks are commonly placed on the shoulders of a few individuals. With less labor ... force available on smaller farms, producers can easily become consumed in the work at hand and forget ...

  3. Michael Schmid

    https://fsr.osu.edu/people/michael-schmid

    Michael Schmid Assistant Farm Manager 614-292-4278 schmid.84@osu.edu ...

  4. Spring Pesticide Safety Reminders

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

    a short video (11 minutes) reviewing Pesticide Safety Basics for the farm, click below: ...

  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

    Richard Purdin, ANR/CD Educator Adams County A common tool used on the farm is a tractor mounted ...

  6. USDA Projects Dairy Production to 2030

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/usda-projects-dairy-production-2030

    related to the Farm Bill, macroeconomic conditions, farm policy, and trade agreements. While long-term ... projections are based on assumptions and many unknowns, they do provide a glimpse of how U.S. farm commodity ... number 9.43 million head. Economies of scale trends are expected to continue, leading to further farm ...

  7. GAPS Training Webinar

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/events/gaps-training-webinar-5

    GAPs. GAPs trainings provide growers with the knowledge and tools needed to implement on farm best management practices ... to reduce food safety hazards and the risk of on-farm produce contamination. Participants will ...

  8. 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

    Agricultural Systems Management students are seeking input from owners and operators of farm machinery. The ... approximately 12-15 minutes to answer. General questions are asked about the size of the farm operation and type ... maintenance plans in place for the equipment owned or operated by the farm.  The results will help target ...

  9. Springtime on Rural Roads

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/springtime-rural-roads

    Ag Safety & Health, Farm Fatality and Injury Database for Ohio).  Of these tractor related ... period from 2009-2018 over half of the farm fatalities in Ohio were related to tractor use (OSU Extension ... between farm units (farm equipment and farm trucks) and motor vehicles in Ohio was 380 (Ohio Department of ...

  10. Considering Corn Silage Cost of Production

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/considering-corn-silage-cost-production

    Dianne Shoemaker, Dairy Farm Management Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension The cost ... farms and years. For example, in 2019 the 33 Ohio Farm Business Analysis corn silage enterprises ... impact cost of production and subsequently feed costs.  When dairy farms participate in the Ohio Farm ...

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