Scout for Slugs Now Ron Hammond, Andy Michel We are receiving numerous reports right now about slugs causing significant feeding injury requiring treatment with baits. ...
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 ...
FRESH: The New Frontier for Ag safety and Health Resources
Listen in to this FREE webinar to learn more about the eXtension program, especiall the Ag. Safety and Health information. Aaron M. Yoder, PhD, eXtension Safety Associate and Instructor, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Penn State Ag ...
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 ...
Ag Safety S.T.A.T. – Safe Tactics for Ag Today is an electronic newsletter prepared by team members from the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety & Health Office. The goal is to provide seasonal safety news and activities that may be re-published in your ...
Did You Miss It?
Did you forget to join the “How To Do Farm Safety” webinar on planning a farm safety day camp at your operation. You are in luck! The webinar was recorded. During this webinar, we addressed the following topics: identifying your target audience (age group ...