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  1. 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 ...

  2. Research with Distinction

    https://entomology.osu.edu/courses/entmlgy-4999-0

    ENTMLGY 4999 Conducting and reporting research with distinction. Prereq: GPA 3.0 or above overall, ... at the CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum and the Denman University Undergraduate Research Forum. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Lane Hill Farms Dairy Internships

    https://ansci.osu.edu/newsletter/student-newsletter/march-15-2021-march-8-2021-march-1-2021-february-22-2021/lane-hill

    Located in Minster, Ohio; Lane Hill Farms is a 200 high-producing Holstein cow dairy raising all ... sales. Lane Hill Farms is a family operation with Jim, Rick, Jeff and Chad Riethman as the ... farm employs 2 Lely A4 robots for milking 120 cows with the balance of the herd being milked in ...

  5. 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,  ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. eFields On-Farm Research program

    https://offer.osu.edu/relatedlinks/efields-farm-research-program

    eFields On-Farm Research program OEFFA Conference Virtual Booth ...

  9. Equine Job Opportunities

    https://ansci.osu.edu/newsletter/student-newsletter/march-8-2021-march-1-2021-february-22-2021-february-15-2021/equine-job

    OLIVE HILL SPORTHORSES  Barn Manager for Hunter/Jumper facility in Lexington, KY. Duties include ... feeding, blanketing, turnout, some stall cleaning, coordinating feed orders and other general farm duties. ... farm equipment and have a working knowledge of horse health and behavior. Must have good communication ...

  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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