How Prepared Are You for a Potential Grain Engulfment?
Lisa Pfeifer – OSU Ag Safety and Health Education Coordinator: Preparedness is a concept with which we are all familiar. We learn where and how to exit a building in the event of a fire in grade school and that learning continues to build from there. You ...
Get Ready, Here They Come – Wobbly Legs and All
with a rollercoaster of environmental conditions to face while managing animal herds during spring ...
Safety for Senior Farmers
As fall approaches, many of our farmers are preparing for a long demanding harvest season. This ... includes our senior age farmers. For older farmers, a physically and mentally demanding harvest season can ...
Weather Safety Awareness
The Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Safety has designated times in March as a concerted effort to focus on and create dialog around preparedness steps that can be taken when it comes to weather safety. ...
extension programming and agricultural safety and health research. Meet the faculty and staff of the ...
Should Have Known Better
spent visiting with family in a dark room we created in our house. I lost contact with the outside world ... television. My recovery continues and I’m hoping to be able to help on our farm by the time u-pick strawberry ...
New Year’s Resolution
in our hearts for him! You know the effort that goes into developing a new relationship? You are on ...
Dragons Can Fly
Late summer is the ideal time to observe dragonflies and damselflies in our area. More than 64 ... than 164 in the state of Ohio. They love Ohio because of our many rivers, lakes, ponds and wetlands ... Dragonflies are one of our larger insects; some species can be over 3” long. They are excellent flyers, able ...
Is your Emergency Action Plan up to date?
Kent McGuire – OSU Ag Safety and Health Coordinator: Late winter is always a great time to review your Emergency Action Plan. Whether it’s a structure fire, traumatic farm injury, or natural disaster, being prepared can help reduce the potential for loss ...
Welcome to our New 4-H Families!
Researchers partnered with faculty at land-grant universities to study how participation in 4-H allows youth ... and consistent encouragement. The research revealed that, in comparison with other youth, young ...