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  1. 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

    Farm Safety Yields Real Results September 19-25, 2021 National Farm Safety and Health Week is ... a time to turn the spotlight on far too overlooked practices in agriculture. Safety and health always ... tax laws and carbon credits all seem to steal the thunder and the daily headlines, but farm safety ...

  2. 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

    Prevention Month, and with that comes the opportunity to raise awareness to help prevent even one more ... agricultural community is  1.5 times  more likely to die by suicide than any other population in the United ... States according to a CDC study published in 2017. Suicides are up by over 40% in the last 20 years ...

  3. Fall Armyworm Information

    https://clermont.osu.edu/news/fall-armyworm-information

    below has been gathered from Ohio State University State, Field, and Extension Specialists. Crop ... control than larger ones. Fall armyworms are notorious for having a broad host range, and you may find ...

  4. 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

    farm, it is important to remember the following livestock handling safety steps. Livestock Are Not Pets ... environment such as a fairgrounds or new farm. New conditions such as noise, different people, other ... water, barn space, and handlers can create a lot of stress. When livestock are stressed, they can react ...

  5. Key Mastitis Control Points for Best Milk Quality

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/key-mastitis-control-points-best-milk-quality

    Medicine, The Ohio State University Mastitis is the most common and costly disease affecting dairy cows, ranking ... control program to improve milk quality at the herd level: Point #1: Establishment of goals for udder ... the difference in terms of consistent lying time (hours/day) is that the best dairy farm provides 2 to ...

  6. Confined Space

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

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

  7. 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

    producers’ ability to stay competitive. Furthermore, water quality issues in the state underscore the need ... State University Extension Hay and haylage crops are grown on just over 1 million acres in Ohio (NASS, ... 2019) and are grown on more Ohio farms (44% of all farms) than any other crop (Becot et al., 2020). 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

    Science, The Ohio State University The month of August provides a window of opportunity for establishing ... November. Early versus late August plantings dramatically improve the alfalfa's ability to resist the ... be firm enough for a footprint to sink no deeper than one-half inch.  Tilled seedbeds do not need ...

  9. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

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

    %2015%20Measures%20of%20Dairy%20Farm%20Competitiveness%20Final%20%281%29.pdf,  Ohio State University Extension Farm ... Budgets available at: https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farm-management/farm-budgets, and the Ohio State ... Chris Zoller, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Tuscarawas County, Ohio State ...

  10. Creeping Towards Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/creeping-towards-harvest

    Haley Zynda, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Wayne County, Ohio State ... University Extension Silage harvest- it’s the most wonderful time of the year! And by that, I mean stressful ... Since there is only one shot to get it right, you have to make corn silage harvest count. The feed you ...

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