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  1. 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

    By Bridget Britton, Behavioral Health Field Specialist ANR September is National Suicide ... that exact reason it is important to talk about suicide, and how can we support those going through ... of our ag community. We all struggle to talk about suicide and mental health. Though the ...

  2. National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/national-farm-safety-and-health-week-2021

    – Safety & Health for Youth in Agriculture Thursday – Agricultural Fertilizer & Chemical Safety ...

  3. Confined Space

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

    Spaces FARM Workforce Development Safety Reference Manual 2019 Liquid Manure fact sheet Manure Pit ...

  4. Stay Safe Watching Aerial Applications Over Farm Fields

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-watching-aerial-applications-over

    fertilizers and pesticides. Aerial applications, also known as crop dusting, is common in Ohio. It is ... mapped area of the field. If you watch the field application from a vehicle, please practice roadway ... important for by-standers to respect the safety zone.  For more information about aerial applications, and ...

  5. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    across the state. Understanding current practices and limitations to forage fertility will guide us in ... Garth Ruff, Beef Cattle Field Specialist and Greg LaBarge, Agronomic Crops Field Specialist, Ohio ... state of Ohio (NASS, 2017). Fertilizer costs represent 40 to 60% of the variable input costs of forage ...

  6. Safe Handling of Livestock on the Farm and at the Show

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safe-handling-livestock-farm-and-show

    and FFA members are still proudly exhibiting their livestock projects they have worked hard all year ...

  7. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/usda-releases-july-dairy-outlook

    (https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/outlooks/101676/ldp-m-325.pdf?v=2053.7) on July 16, 2021. This monthly outlook provides supply and use projections based on the World ... costs Hot, dry weather in the western U.S. The U.S. Agriculture Drought Monitor, as of July 13, reported ... areas experiencing drought Dairy Price Forecast – 2021 USDA projects 9.5 million head of dairy cows in ...

  8. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    decision to plant or not will have to be made for each individual field, considering soil moisture status ... excellent choice to conserve soil moisture for seed germination. Make sure that the field surface is ... relatively level and smooth if you plan to no-till, because you will have to live with any field roughness ...

  9. Ag Workplace Safety Resources

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/employee-safety-training-resouces

    Safety Training Videos U.S. Agricultural Safety & Health Centers: Safety Videos eXtension.org: ... Ag Safety & Health Videos University of Wisconsin: Tractor Certification Videos A Tractor ... versions) OSHA Farm Safety Fact Sheet (pdf) OSHA Youth in Agriculture Dept of Labor: Agricultural ...

  10. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    but waiting for the perfect stretch of weather can end up costing us through large reductions in ... long-lasting effects on hay crops. We’ve seen many fields where stand loss in wheel tracks led to lower forage ... weather limits how far we can push the limits, these techniques can help us improve the chances of success ...

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