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  1. Rural Roads in the Autumn

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

    colors have brought more urban traffic to rural areas this time of year, and farm equipment and trucks ... In 2020 alone, the total number of incidents between farm units (farm equipment and farm trucks) and ... feet behind a tractor traveling 15 mph. Being aware and anticipating farm equipment actions on the ...

  2. 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

    mental health and farm stress for our ag community at  u.osu.edu/farmstress/resources. Visit and ... of our ag community. We all struggle to talk about suicide and mental health. Though the ... trainings. The farm stress team has developed a website with more information and resources on the topics of ...

  3. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    harvest crew. Don’t get caught thinking it can never happen on your farm.  Take preventative action and be ...

  4. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/u-pick-apple-orchard-safety

    season on many agritourism farms across Ohio.  It is a time for visitors to make a trip out to the farm ... farm.  As a farmer, it is a great way to diversify your business and bring in a much higher farm income on ... see your farm income improving, you are also seeing you have added a lot of additional risk because ...

  5. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/store-pesticides-safely-and-securely

    important to prevent harm to unauthorized users.   Protecting farm workers. While in some cases a small farm ... nuisance,” this would not be appropriate on a farm with workers who need to know where hazardous materials ... emergency medical facility near your storage area.   Protecting pesticide applicators.   Next look at your ...

  6. Increasing Yields by Suppressing Soilborne Pests via Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation Documented by Ram Khadka’s Dissertation

    https://ipa.osu.edu/home/slides/increasing-yields-suppressing-soilborne-pests-anaerobic-soil-disinfestation-documented

    Wooster’s Ram Khadka, advised by Distinguished Professor of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences ... regionally popular vegetables to thrive. Aside from the obvious nutritional and economic benefits for farming ... plans to resume his work at the Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC). Dissertation Committee: Dr. ...

  7. Answering Farmers’ Questions About the Pandemic in 2021

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/answering-farmers%E2%80%99-questions-about-pandemic-2021

    and responsibilities of farming and raising livestock never stopped.  Times like these should remind ... Below are the frequently asked questions we receive when visiting farms. To answer these questions, we ... Time must pass in order to generate data.  Science is evolving as researchers around the world continue ...

  8. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... changes related to culling cows. Table 1. Prices of dairy nutrients for Ohio dairy farms, September 27, ... (predicted) and 75% confidence limits of 26 feed commodities used on Ohio dairy farms, September 27, 2021 For ...

  9. Livestock Medication Records: Are They Really Necessary?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/livestock-medication-records-are-they-really

    for a drug residue.  An official from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) came to his farm multiple ... records is just as important as having adequate working facilities! Key Points The following key points ... failure of a dairy farm to keep adequate records of the administration of drugs constituted inadequate ...

  10. Confined Space

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/confined-space

      Resources for Confined Space Safety Research and Extension Agenda for Agricultural Confined ... Spaces FARM Workforce Development Safety Reference Manual 2019 Liquid Manure fact sheet Manure Pit ...

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