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  1. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

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

    down. Removing chaff at the end of the day will reduce the amount of debris available to spark a fire. ... available and access is limited. Emergency response times will be longer in these situations. Have (2) ABC ...

  2. Horse Manure Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-212

    be lost into the air in a manure pile and do no good. Add about 10 pounds of ammonium nitrate or ... cleaned. Simply pick a stall clean with a manure fork, then add about 1/2 cup of ammonium nitrate or ... pounds. For example, only about 1/4 cup of ammonium nitrate or ammonium sulfate per day would be needed ...

  3. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

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

    agritourism activities available late summer through fall.  Families visit these farms to experience a small ... to u-pick apple picking.  Below is a listing of things to think about at your u-pick apple orchard. ... about!  You may have more risk to add to the list than what is listed.   Now is the time to look at your ...

  4. Composting at Home

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

    Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Ohio State University Extension Have you ever wondered about ... you are a composting expert, do not compost meat, bones, or fatty foods such as cheese, salad ... many air passages and is about as moist as a wrung-out sponge. Generally, the moisture content of ...

  5. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    should go about effectively applying lime to the lawn. Why Do Home Lawns Need Lime? Lime is applied to ... available for use by the turfgrass plant:  nitrogen phosphorus potassium sulfur calcium magnesium molybdenum ... As these nutrients become less available, the lawn's color, vigor, and ability to resist or ...

  6. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

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

    having SDS sheets available, post the emergency contact numbers for poison control and the nearest ... extinguisher or a spill with a spill kit?  For spill readiness, always have these items available: absorbent ... regulations for non-mobile bulk pesticide storage.  What about waste pesticides?  Never pour pesticides down ...

  7. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

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

    inside temperature, humidity, and airflow at comfortable levels. However, county fair buildings are ... insulation under the roof.     The electricity supply available to run fans is often limited: Electrical ... livestock, and public service announcements about inclement weather. If fair boards allow the use of ...

  8. Answering Farmers’ Questions About the Pandemic in 2021

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/answering-farmers%E2%80%99-questions-about-pandemic-2021

    recommendations based on the available scientific data at any given time. There are coronaviruses on my farm — is ... up the population achieve some level of immunity which ultimately stops the spread. How do you get ... herd) has some level of immunity to a virus. This means if someone who didn’t have enough immunity ...

  9. Hydrothermal Carbonization: Upgrading Waste Biomass to Char

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6622

    commercialized. However, based on available literature, the costs of hydrochar produced from different feedstocks, ... Energies, 13 (2), 480. [24]    Engineering ToolBox, “Fuels-Higher and lower calorific values,”. Available ...

  10. Livestock Medication Records: Are They Really Necessary?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/livestock-medication-records-are-they-really

    animals and it is the responsibility of the owner to ensure that a safe product is available to consumers. ... use of livestock medications in the United States and establishes tolerance levels for residues in ... are from the document Adequate Drug Treatment Records Help Ensure Food Safety, available at this FDA ...

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