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  1. Safety Through the Seasons 2022

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/safety-through-seasons-2022

    Ag Safety S.T.A.T. – Safe Tactics for Ag Today  is prepared by the OSU Extension Agricultural ...

  2. Overview and Cost of a Small-Scale Aquaponic Build at The Ohio State University

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0105

    to universities. Discounts are usually offered because the items are for research studies. Our 2018 ... plants, lighting, and nutrient load in their system. The fish tank is stocked at research densities, not ... injuries. Ohio State University Extension is here to support your farm, educational programming, and hobby ...

  3. Pulsed Electric Field Processing Applications in the Food Industry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fst-fabe-1002

    bacterial spores. Ongoing research suggests that PEF in combination with heat may inactivate bacterial ... spores, but more comprehensive research is needed before PEF can be used as a sterilization method. To ... interventions if they are performed at the same facility. Acknowledgments The authors acknowledge the ...

  4. Rabies Prevention in Livestock

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-0001

    greater risk, rabid animals, especially stray cats and dogs, may still enter a building and expose farm ... in and around barns and other farm buildings can increase the risk of rabies. Make your farm less ... Novak, DVM; and Teresa Morishita, DVM, The Ohio State University. Ag Crops and Livestock rabies livestock ...

  5. Sprayers for Effective Pesticide Application in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-533

    shown in Figure 37 is equipped with the recirculation system. Research indicates that tunnel sprayers ... conducted in a commercial apple orchard by the same researchers using three different sprayers equipped with ... additional research to confirm its superiority in improving deposition and coverage, lowering the spray ...

  6. Wages and Benefits for Farm Employees 2009

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEDE-RP-0126-10

    employment, human resources, and farm management are available through the Ohio Ag Manager Newsletter ... compensating farm employees is a critical component in many farming operations in 21st century agriculture. For ... farm business owners, equitable compensation is critical to retaining quality employees and maintaining ...

  7. Farming with Diabetes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.6-11

    many ways, but should not force them to stop farming.m People with diabetes need to know and respect ... Helpful Are: Mobility aids can make farming much safer by reducing the chance of fatigue and of falling. ... Greenstein, D. (2002). Health Farmer with Diabetes Maintains Farm and Health.  Cornell Cooperative ...

  8. Wind Energy Development as an Economic Development Strategy for Rural Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/11-CMD-849

    developments are large "wind farms" that generate 5 megawatts per hour or greater. They are governed ... that their location is suitable for a wind farm. Good locations must have fast, steady, nonturbulent ... developed a fact sheet, Ten Steps to Developing a Wind Farm, to include certain siting criteria (American ...

  9. Managing Stress for a Healthy Heart

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.4-11

    Engineering, The Ohio State University Farming can be a consistently stressful occupation. Farmers experience ... machinery breakdowns, variable crop prices, or even economic survival. Farming consistently has one of the ... and Research ...

  10. Managing Arthritis When Farming

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.1-11

    movements. Adding a drop-down step with non-slip material and attaching an extra handle to farm machinery. ... lifestyle—which includes a healthy diet. Don't smoke. Research by the Arthritis Foundation has found ... your spirits. Walking, bicycling, and swimming are examples of these types of exercises. Farming With ...

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