Roadway Safety During Crop Scouting Activities
Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety Leader Taking a drive through the countryside can be an enjoyable leisure activity. When you drive as part of your job, it takes on additional attention towards safety and roadway courtesy. For agronomis ...
Amanda Douridas, ANR Educator Madison County OSU Extension recently hosted State Highway Patrol officers and a local Sheriff’s Department to discuss the recent CDL changes and answer general farm hauling questions for a program offered jointly to Delaware ...
When the Rain Won’t Let Up
Bridget Britton, Behavioral Health Field Specialist Each morning when waking up recently it feels as though we look out the window and it is either raining or has rained overnight. Farmers are natural meteorologists and are in tune with what is going on w ...
Winter’s 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. Carbon Monoxide poisoning is a concern when you are ...
Rural and Farm Stress
Rural and Farm Stress
Grain Bin Safety Week: Safety Assessment Questions
Lisa Pfeifer – Educational Program Manager, Ag Safety and Health Program 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 t ...
Safe Equipment Operation During the Winter
Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator When winter weather strikes it can cause a lot of stress on farmers. Farm equipment is essential in today’s agriculture production setting. Safe operation of farm equipment is important no matte ...
On Thin Ice? Ice Safety Tips for Outdoor Activities
Beth Scheckelhoff, ANR Extension Educator Putnam County Rivers, lakes, and backyard ponds across Ohio are finally freezing. While these newly frozen surfaces seem perfect for winter outdoor activities like skating, sledding, ice fishing, or snowmobilin ...
Working in Cold Temperatures
Warm weather turned to cooler, wet, and muddy weather and now cold weather has arrived to stay for a few months. It is interesting to note that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) documents that there are more deaths in the United States due to cold we ...