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  1. 2021 Grain Bin Safety Week

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/2021-grain-bin-safety-week

    full week of February to promote grain bin safety on farms and commercial grain-handling facilities ... Grain Bin Safety Week starts Sunday, running February 21-27.  OSU Ag Safety & Health will be ... participating in the watch party Ohio Farm Bureau Federation will be hosting of a live grain bin rescue demo on ...

  2. CD Wire- March 1, 2021

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2021-03-01

    a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Wooster Campus Research Library Spring ... Learning Series begins March 4: Freshen up your research and writing skills during the Wooster Campus ... promise of enhancing lives through research-based information. The innovations are in many different ...

  3. Grain Bin Safety Week & IPM Scouting Program

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/grain-bin-safety-week-ipm-scouting-program

    Grain Bin Safety Week Farming consistently ranks as one of the most hazardous job occupations and ... according to the Ohio State University Extension Farm Safety and Health program, on average, 26 Ohio farm ... workers lose their lives to production agriculture each year. Grain bins present one of those farm hazards ...

  4. Backyard Critters- Poultry, Rabbits, and More

    https://greene.osu.edu/events/backyard-critters-poultry-rabbits-and-more

    Agriculture as well. Trevor has an extensive farming background and knowledge to translate his experience in ...

  5. Gearing Up for Spring

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-05/gearing-spring

    use) and have it on the farm, if not done already. Buy inoculant if seed is not pre-inoculated. Service ... used to plant forages on other farms each spring also. Calibrate the drill to the desired seeding rate ...

  6. Health and Safety Recommendations for On-Farm Grain Bin Facilities

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-04/health-and-safety-recommendations-farm-grain-bin-facilities

    on-farm storage facilities. For respiratory protection, an N95 mask as a minimum is recommended. These ... facilities. Five of these fatalities were from suffocation and 2 were from falls from the structure, while the ... and mouth. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it tough for some farms to find a supply of N-95’s, but as ...

  7. Vomitoxin in Corn Grain Bins

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

    attention to on-farm and other grain storage safety when working with corn that has high levels of ... information on respirators for farm use, consult the OSU Extension Factsheet: Dust and Mold, AEX 892.2.11,  ...

  8. Adding Value with Beef and Dairy Crossbreeding

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/adding-value-beef-and-dairy-crossbreeding

    modern beef and dairy breeds. Yes, some dual-purpose breeds are still preferred on small farms or ... result is that the farm’s top cows produce nearly all heifer calves for replacements, which increases the ... farm’s overall production and genetic improvement, while the bottom cows produce a crossbreed offspring ...

  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

    popular on the farm due to being comfortable and the ability to easily take on and off. Hooded sweaters ... shafts or augers. Educate The Next Generation Young adults working on the farm need to be educated on ...

  10. The Dirt on Soil Health: Investing Below the Surface

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/webinar-recordings/dirt-soil-health-investing-below-surface-0

    and farm profitability. Does It Pay to Improve Soil Health on Your Farm? Panel discussion with farmers ...

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