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  1. Rural Roads in the Autumn

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/rural-roads-autumn

    enough to meet safely. In this stage of harvest, lighting and marking on equipment and trucks may be ... clean and functional.  Using escort vehicles in both the front and rear may increase visibility and keep ... also prohibited and efforts should be made to keep to a minimum or have a plan in place to clean off ...

  2. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

     Keeping machinery well maintained plays a large role in preventing fires from these sources. Cleaning up ... most expensive pieces of equipment go up in flames. Have a water truck positioned by the field.  Hot ... rapidly turn that smoldering into a fire. In extreme dry conditions, a water truck may help protect ...

  3. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/u-pick-apple-orchard-safety

    operation and see what you can do to lower risks.   Creating a safe farm environment also extends to all ... your workers.  They are a vital part of your operation and require a respectful, safe work ... Lack of Maintenance or Usage Risk Tractors, wagons, bushhogs, etc.  (general risks, do workers know how ...

  4. Can American Cities Feed Themselves?

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/can-american-cities-feed-themselves

    Themselves? An Intro to Urban Ag" to learn about what urban agriculture is and how we define it. ...

  5. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/store-pesticides-safely-and-securely

    area!  Accidental poisonings to children and intentional tampering come to mind.  Keeping your pesticide storage ... or even tragic occurrences.  Posting “No Smoking” and “Pesticide Storage – Keep Out!” are also ... misuse.  Keep your dry pesticides away from moisture, and above or away from the liquid materials. If your ...

  6. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    drinking water: Cool water should be available to county fair livestock at frequent intervals, especially ... building design, proper building management, and keeping plenty of cool, fresh water in front of animals ... buildings need good air exchange to keep the inside temperatures as close to outside temperatures as ...

  7. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    used for gardening, horticulture, and agriculture (Hu 2020). How Does Composting Improve Soil Health? ... heavy clay soils to allow for better root penetration, improving the capacity to hold water and ... the first step toward improving plant health. How Does Composting Help the Environment? Yard trimmings ...

  8. Ever-Evolving Aspects of Cannabis Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-99

    Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University A recent article published in Ohioline summarizes how ... a comprehensive overview on how to identify nutrient deficiency in cannabis, including visual aids to assist with ... guidelines often refer to nutrient content in parts-per-million (ppm) of water-soluble nutrients. But the ...

  9. 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

    reason it is important to talk about suicide, and how can we support those going through a mental health ... challenge in effort to prevent a future suicide.  How is this affecting our community? The agricultural ... in your area. Seek out education on how to support others that may be walking through challenging ...

  10. Generation RX-Safe Medication Practices

    https://darke.osu.edu/events/generation-rx-safe-medication-practices-1

    Learn about how to be your own health care advocate and enter to WIN a lockable medication box. ... Generation Rx—a nation-wide educational initiative to promote safe medication practices in an effort to ... prevent the misuse of prescription drugs, to Darke County! Why is it important to teach older adults how ...

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