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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. 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 ...

  3. Confined Space

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

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

  4. Food Preservation Workshops

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/food-preservation-2021-0

    Consumer Sciences Educator and Sandy Bohl, Instructor, with Ohio State University Extension Fairfield ... space. Class Date Zoom Time In-Person Time Water Bath Canning Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:30am-12:30 pm ... process of preserving food using different techniques including canning (water bath and pressure), ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Beef Quality Assurance Certification and REcertification

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/beef-quality-assurance-certification-and-recertification

    Beef Quality Assurance Certification and REcertification set for September 15 Following the lead ... must originate from producers and feedyards who are Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certified. Since then, ... certification, most of those who were BQA Certified in the fall of 2018 are due to be REcertified at this time ...

  8. Carrie Brown

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/people/carrie-brown

    Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator for Ohio State University Extension in Fairfield County. She is ...

  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. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    farm chores are complete, for many farmers this means cleaning up overgrown pastures, buffer strips, ... topography and in many areas of Ohio this involves steep slopes. Some ways to avoid equipment rollover ... the points of adjustment. Add weight to the front and rear end of the tractor to improve balance and ...

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