The Benefits of 4-H Summer Camp
Our kids are all back in school from spring break now and farmers are getting ready to plant their 2015 crops. The major league baseball season is here and that means our kids will soon be out of school for the summer. Some parents might have made plans ...
FREE Webinar- Adapting Greenhouses to Meet ADA Guidelines
The Ohio AgrAbility program is currently working with greenhouse owners to enhance their structures to be ADA friendly. The American Disabilities Act (ADA) was updated in September 2010. The OSU Ag Safety staff have used this information to help greenhous ...
10 Myths about Bedbugs that are Just Crawling with Foolishness
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Bedbug infestations are on the rise across the United States, and Ohio continues to be one of the states most affected by these detestable insects. But bedbugs are not the only thing that’s becoming abundant: myths and misconceptions ab ...
Container gardening using Strawberry Jars
Of all of the plant containers in my collection, one of my favorites is the strawberry jar. This unique pot is perfect for growing a lot of plants in a small area. The pot's many cupped openings can accommodate a lot of strawberry plants as they cas ...
Armageddon or Not, Now's an Opportune Time to Prepare for Emergency
COLUMBUS, Ohio-- If doomsday-- or, alternatively, winter-- is approaching, you'd better be prepared. Whether you believe Dec. 21, 2012, marks the end of the world as predicted by the expiration of an ancient Mayan calendar or merely designates the 20 ...
Waterbath & Pressure Canning Class
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Overexertion and Fatigue
By Andy Bauer, Ohio AgrAbility Educational Program Coordinator- Hopefully spring weather is finally coming on, bringing with it long hours due to delays in getting field work done and crops planted. The extended winter weather will also cause delays in g ...
Manure Pit Safety for First Responders
By: Michelle King, Ag Rescue Program Coordinator Intern- There are many hazards located on a farm. One of these hazards, which can be deadly as well, is a manure pit. Farmers use a manure pit to store any manure their animals produce on the farm and to ...
Safely Working with Anhydrous Ammonia in the Field
By: Kent McGuire, OSU Ag Safety and Health Coordinator- Many farmers will be applying anhydrous ammonia in the next few weeks. Even though anhydrous ammonia is a very good fertilizer, there are hazards associated to working with it. One hazard is that an ...
Improving Tractor Ride Comfort
By Dewey Mann, Research Associate- As the ground temperature begins to warm up, preparations for spring planting are well underway. By the time this article goes to press, many farming operations will have already completed maintenance checks on spring p ...