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  1. Fruit and Vegetable Crop Walk

    https://hardin.osu.edu/news/fruit-and-vegetable-crop-walk-0

    vegetable production issues. The location of the program will be on a produce farm at 19809 County Road 200, ... plant diseases with fruits. OSU State Vegetable Production Specialist Matthew Kleinhenz will provide an ...

  2. Cover Crops in the Garden

    https://champaign.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/mgv-documents/cover-crops-garden

    crops did not use and release them over time as they breakdown the following season. Weed Control Most ... it must be timed exactly right to successfully kill the plant and prevent it from going to seed. It ... must be crimped several times up and down the stem, after stem elongation. The best time to do this is ...

  3. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    a story about the summers he spent helping bale hay at his uncle’s farm. He and his cousins would spend ... Sweating is obviously an important safety function, but it also uses the same water that our bodies need to ... water going out, it is easy to become dehydrated if we aren’t putting enough fluid back into our bodies. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 2021 4-H Livestock Skill-a-thon

    https://hardin.osu.edu/news/2021-4-h-livestock-skill-thon

    links for each species are below with requirements.  One appointment per species (Market and Breeding) ... youth in picture Project animal description Project Goals / Leadership goals Expenses Quality Assurance ... drug ingredient in this feed? Are there any withdrawal times for this feed? If so, how many days prior ...

  6. Take Action Against Combine and Field Fires

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/take-action-against-combine-and-field-fires

    pre-planning for fire emergencies.  Ohio ranks fourth in the nation for combine fires. Other states leading the ... Wayne Dellinger, ANR Educator Union County and Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety ... Leader Weather conditions have helped Ohio wheat fields mature – but these same conditions can lead to an ...

  7. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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

    What are some ways to help prevent the spread? The AgriSafe Network states that farmers, farm ... Control and Prevention (CDC, 2017) states that it is important to be aware of the common ways people can ... have been contaminated. Examples include aquarium tank water, pat habitats, chicken coops, barns, ...

  8. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

    an important role in the hydrological cycle that provides us with water and the process of ... photosynthesis that enables our crops to grow properly. Sunshine is critical for farm life, but like anything ... between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. These simple steps take only a few minutes of our time, but go a long way in ...

  9. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    the State of Ohio.  After challenging planting seasons in recent years, farmers will be taking ... period from 2009-2018 over half of the farm fatalities in Ohio were related to tractor use (OSU Extension ... Ag Safety & Health, Farm Fatality and Injury Database for Ohio).  Of these tractor related ...

  10. How to Become a Master Gardener Volunteer

    https://champaign.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/how-become-master-gardner-volunteer

    The Master Gardener Volunteer Program trains volunteers for The Ohio State University Extension in ... program to become a fully certified Ohio State Master Gardener Volunteer.  Class series are periodically ...

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