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  1. Deliver Your Hay to the Market Safely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/safety-through-seasons-2022/deliver-your-hay-market-safely

    forage producers have had a challenge to harvest forage crops at the proper timing to capture quality ... operations cover multiple farm acreage away from the home farm, meaning that traveling state highways, county ... and putting wet hay in the barn to hauling an unsecure load down the highway. Today’s farming ...

  2. Have No Fear..Honey Bee Swarms are Near

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/have-no-fearhoney-bee-swarms-are-near

    the suitable nesting site has been identified. This can take one to several days. During this time ... honey bees or other types of bees, you may wish to check out the Ohio State University’s Bee Lab ... Beth Scheckelhoff, ANR Educator Putnam County Honey bee swarms are common this time of year. They ...

  3. When the Rain Won’t Let Up

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/when-rain-won%E2%80%99t-let

      According to Aaron Wilson, Ohio State University Extension climatologist, there has been measurable rainfall ... examine the future of the farm. Talk with family and employees about any improvements or goals you have ... support not only them but you during this stressful time. No one should have to suffer alone if they may ...

  4. CDL Update

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/cdl-update

    However, if you go pick up a bull in another state for your farm business, and travel beyond 150 miles, you ... Amanda Douridas, ANR Educator Madison County OSU Extension recently hosted State Highway Patrol ... officers and a local Sherriff’s Department to discuss the recent CDL changes and answer general farm ...

  5. Roadway Safety During Crop Scouting Activities

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/roadway-safety-during-crop-scouting-activities

    Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety Leader Taking a drive through the countryside ... normal traffic patterns of the driveway or block access to farm buildings and homestead areas. • When ... water-logged areas, holes, and fence lines.  • Know the property lines when assessing fields and avoid parking ...

  6. How to schedule the GRAIN C.A.R.T.?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/grain-cart/scheduling

    following questions to help enhance the quality of your program. 1a. Are you interested in a GRAIN SAFETY ... AWARENESS and TRAINING to your local community?                     You could hold the awareness program one ... please contact Lyn Nofziger at Lyndon.Nofziger@com.state.oh.us or 614-348-4068. In order to more ...

  7. Winter’s Indoor Risk: Carbon Monoxide

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/winter%E2%80%99s-indoor-risk-carbon-monoxide

    Sabrina Schirtzinger, ANR Educator Knox County With colder temperatures we tend to spend more time ... indoors. For some winter may be when you clean up your shop/garage, finish a project or start a new one ... breathing  Feeling ill  Tired  How to protect yourself on the farm:  Don’t burn coal or run a generator ...

  8. About Us

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/about-us-2

    The Agricultural Safety and Health program at The Ohio State University in the Department of Food, ... Agricultural Safety and Health office.        Dee Jepsen, PhD      Professor / State Agricultural Safety Leader ... Coordinator / Ohio AgrAbility Coordinator      Phone: (614) 292-0622      Email: akgerman.4@osu.edu         ...

  9. Grain Bin Safety Week: Safety Assessment Questions

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/grain-bin-safety-week-safety-assessment

    the lack of wayfinding on the farm the next time you leave the back door of the house to head for the ... entering bins on your farm? Do you use a tie-off system? Do you ensure no one ever works in grain alone? Do ... today. Print a google map of your farm or draw one by hand, labeling all equipment involved in grain ...

  10. Safe Equipment Operation During the Winter

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/safe-equipment-operation-during-winter

    Safe operation of farm equipment is important no matter what time of year and wintertime is no ... on tractors and other farm equipment (especially older equipment). Take your time and operate at ... cause a lot of stress on farmers. Farm equipment is essential in today’s agriculture production setting. ...

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