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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. Growing Season Rainfall

    https://hardin.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/growing-season-rainfall

    June July August September October Growing Season Rainfall 2020 See real-time rainfall information for ...

  6. Educational Resources

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    subject matter for "farm safety programs" can be a major undertaking if your focus is not ... OSU Ag Safety and Health office and Farm Safety topics. Tailgate Safety Training Materials- Safety ... (Available only to Ohio residents) Topic area search allows you to browse through ten pages: Equipment, ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Balancing Your Health and the Spring To-Do List

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/balancing-your-health-and-spring-do-list

    Remember to take time to eat and drink. Set a goal for the day and complete one job at a time. Remember to ... Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator The month of May is a busy time on the ... farm, from making hay to building fence, planting crops, and tending to livestock. For many small and ...

  9. Stay Safe Making Hay When the Sun Shines

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-making-hay-when-sun-shines

    harvest can be a very labor intensive and time-consuming job. Hay harvest involves working around many ... fast and efficient as possible to maintain the quality of the hay. Changing weather conditions can ... rather than trying to harvest the whole crop in one week. Protect yourself It is a good practice to drink ...

  10. Links

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    OFBF-Ohio Farm Bureau Federation ... Extension Sites Colorado State University Cornell University Iowa State University Penn State ... Health and Safety National Farm Medicine Center Northeast Center for Agricultural and Occupational Health ...

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