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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

    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 ...

  2. Spotted Lanternfly Found in Cuyahoga County

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/spotted-lanternfly-found-cuyahoga-county

    Department of Agriculture, Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Ohio State University Extension, and the ... Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), an agency of the United States Department of ... initial report. A railroad line connects both locations. ODA has been working with the United States ...

  3. Karcher named new chair of CFAES/OSU Department of Horticulture and Crop Science

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/karcher-named-new-chair-cfaesosu-department-horticulture-and-crop-science

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—Douglas Karcher, PhD, an alumnus of The Ohio State University College of Food, ... 2016. Full Article News Article by Kurt Knebusch,  CFAES website      ...

  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. Confined Space

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

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

  6. Virtual Consulting Program Opportunity for Ohio Commercial Winemakers

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/blog/august-19-2021-204pm/virtual-consulting-program-opportunity-ohio-commercial-winemakers

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  7. 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

    Gigi Neal, ANR Educator Clermont County and Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety ... Leader Many times, we see an airplane or helicopter going over head and it catches our attention to look ... fertilizers and pesticides. Aerial applications, also known as crop dusting, is common in Ohio. It is ...

  8. Hay Baler Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/hay-baler-safety

    a concern. Because changing weather conditions can quickly lower hay and straw quality, baling is often done ... with limited time. Therefore, operators must always work safely as no hay or straw crop is worth injury ... or death. Careless operation that saves time but injures workers is never a good option. Balers can ...

  9. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    All the time spent on the farm watching parents feed the cattle and work the ground really motivates ... thumb is “one seat one rider.” Supervise all children. Do not leave them alone on the farm or ranch. ... participate in local farm and ranch safety activities.  Developmental Stages An article by Penn State ...

  10. Ohio 4-H Foundation Board Young Alumni Positions

    https://butler.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/ohio-4-h-foundation-board-young-alumni-positions

    are held throughout the state (one in January, one in spring, one in fall).•Serve on a committee. The ... committees typically meet one time a month via Zoom (often times the committees meet during the day).•Assist ... The Ohio 4-H Foundation is guided by a volunteer Board, comprised of business and industry ...

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