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  1. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/u-pick-apple-orchard-safety

    u-pick season on many agritourism farms across Ohio.  It is a time for visitors to make a trip out to the ... farm to pick their favorite fruit or vegetable and spend quality family & friend time on your ... see your farm income improving, you are also seeing you have added a lot of additional risk because ...

  2. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/store-pesticides-safely-and-securely

    Ohio.  The best way to dispose of unneeded farm pesticides is to take them to one of the Ohio Department of ... Mary Ann Rose, Ohio State University Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program The beginning ... and end of the growing season are good times to assess your pesticide storage. It’s wise to view your ...

  3. AgrAbility 30 Year Anniversary

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/agrability-30-year-anniversary

    Virtual State Fair on  Facebook  or  Twitter .  Ohio’s AgrAbility Project  has been housed in CFAES ... By Laura Akgerman, Disability Services Coordinator, Ohio AgrAbility Program and OSU Extension Ohio ... state. We will be posting farmers stories and resources for the Virtual State Fair October 11, please ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Field and Woodland Fungi

    https://plantpath.osu.edu/courses/plntpth-3333

    2 one-hour videos online weekly.  There will be seven required 4-hour in person hands-on experiences in the lab (3 ... to local field locations and return at specified times. Mushrooms and other macroscopic fungi are ... general and technical knowledge on the identification and ecology of macrofungi of Ohio. The course will ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. Confined Space

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

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

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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