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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. 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: ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Faces of Ohio 4-H

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/april-2021/faces-ohio-4-h

    continues through four generations of family, friends, and service. Janet grew up on a 60-acre farm in ...

  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

    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 ...

  7. Cover crops, no-till, perennials: How they compared on soil health impact

    https://offer.osu.edu/blog/april-6-2021-1044am/cover-crops-no-till-perennials-how-they-compared-soil-health-impact

    stewardship water quality soils research field crops ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Organic Winter Webinar: The Organic Consumer- What We Know

    https://offer.osu.edu/events/organic-winter-webinar-organic-consumer-what-we-know

    Plakias will share market research about consumer attitudes and behaviors toward organic products. ...

  10. Resources for Researchers

    https://offer.osu.edu/resources/resources-researchers

    researchoperations.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/wooster-ag-facilities/organic-research-land CFAES has over 80 acres of certified organic land available to conduct organic research in Wooster ... eFields Tools for On-Farm Research eFields is Ohio State Extension's on-farm research ... performing on-farm research trials. Learn more or read past trial reports at  digitalag.osu.edu/efields. ...

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