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  1. Stay Hydrated this Summer

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-hydrated-summer

    dehydration and stay healthy this summer. Consider the following tips: Keep water on hand. You are more likely ... to drink water if it is easy to access. If you’re working in the shop or barn, fill a large water jug ... a visible area, or use another effective method to remind yourself to stop and get a drink.  Limit sodium. ...

  2. (Backyard) Bird is the Word- Raise Your Own Little Chicks

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/backyard-bird-word-raise-your-own-little-chicks

    I hate to keep bringing up a sore subject, but the coronavirus pandemic sparked a nationwide ... or brooder box to keep them warm – about 90-95 degrees for the first week of life. A chick feeder and ... waterer are also essential. If you can purchase them in red, do so, as it will attract the birds to them. ...

  3. Upcoming Ag Events

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/upcoming-ag-events

    Review presale tickets!! Please stop by the Wayne County Extension Office to purchase admission tickets ... College” is coming to Wayne County! Are you interested in learning how to make the most of a few acres? If ...

  4. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    help keep you safe while making your property a showplace! Check and Maintain Equipment Follow an ...

  5. Packing School Lunches for Picky Eaters

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/packing-school-lunches-picky-eaters

    lunch meat, chips, cookies and sports drinks should only be included occasionally because they lack ...

  6. Rain, Rain, Go Away, Right On Down the Ditch and Drain

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/rain-rain-go-away-righto-down-ditch-and-drain

    that equates to 543,080 gallons of water! I won’t even mention the volume for larger tracts of land ... (hint: a 250-acre farm breaks 10 million gallons). Where is all that water going? Unfortunately, most of ... that water won’t ever touch the roots of the crops those farms are growing. The water will end up ...

  7. Japanese Beetles- Little Beetles with Big Appetites

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/japanese-beetles-little-beetles-big-appetites

    Japanese beetle patrol.  This involves filling a container with soapy water and then doing a daily walk ... about the landscape inspecting plants and knocking any beetles that are found into the soapy water ... per foot of row and examine the plants to determine if any blooms are being destroyed. Estimate the ...

  8. Easy Home Food Preservation

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/easy-home-food-preservation

    cover with 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil or water and freeze. Once frozen, the herbs can be stored in ... 3 cups water. For sour brine add 3 tablespoons of pickling salt and 2 tablespoons of sugar to the ... vinegar/water mixture. For sweet brine add 2 tablespoons of pickling salt and 1 ½ cups sugar to the ...

  9. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/can-animals-spread-disease-humans

    pathogens can be either bacterial, viral, or parasitic.  How can they spread? The Centers for Disease ... have been contaminated. Examples include aquarium tank water, pat habitats, chicken coops, barns, ... plants, soil, and pet food/water bowls. Vector-borne – Being bitten by a tick, mosquito, or flea. ...

  10. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/keeping-next-generation-safe

    through age 18 and offers details about how children develop, common causes of injury or death for each ... providing a written set of safe job-task steps for children before the job is performed” (Murphy, 2014).  ... When used correctly, a JSA form will remind children and the parents how to do the work correctly and ...

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