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  1. National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/national-farm-safety-and-health-week-2021

    Farm Safety Yields Real Results September 19-25, 2021 National Farm Safety and Health Week is ... safety, not just this week but every week! Farmers are always short on time with a long list of to-dos but ... seem to ride under the radar. This week provides a space and platform for safety and health ...

  2. Confined Space

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/confined-space

    Confined Space video Manure Pit Safety-- Safety Through the Seasons Newsletter article Gas Hazards in ...

  3. It’s Time to Break Down the Stigma

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/it%E2%80%99s-time-break-down-stigma

    challenges or crises. These trainings do not make you a licensed professional, but they do provide tools to ... insurance, market prices, weather, or legal issues it all compounds impacting the mental and physical health ... still very real. Bringing this conversation out to the light allows for more open discussion.  What can ...

  4. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/hay-barn-fires-are-real-hazard   ... best under good drying conditions. They do not help increase drying rate when conditions are humid, ... effective when hay moisture is less than 25% but become iffy between 25 to 30% and do not work if moisture ...

  5. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    a word of caution, these estimates of IONC do not account for the cost of replacements or dry cows, or ... point in time. Thus, the results do not imply that the bargain feeds are cheap on a historical basis. ... other feedstuffs within the last two months and do not reflect historical prices. Feeds added to the ...

  6. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    be firm enough for a footprint to sink no deeper than one-half inch.  Tilled seedbeds do not need ... a pre-plant herbicide.  Patching in new 2021 spring seedings with gaps is possible this late summer, even for ... herbicides with little or no time interval between application and seeding forages. Do take a cutting in ...

  7. USDA Releases July Dairy Outlook

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/usda-releases-july-dairy-outlook

    facilities has been comparable to a year ago levels; however, for the week ending June 27, 2021, slaughter ... (https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/outlooks/101676/ldp-m-325.pdf?v=2053.7) on July 16, 2021. This monthly outlook provides supply and use projections based on the World ... numbers were 4,100 higher than the same week one year ago. Milk production in May was 0.5 lb less than ...

  8. Safe Handling of Livestock on the Farm and at the Show

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safe-handling-livestock-farm-and-show

    farm, it is important to remember the following livestock handling safety steps. Livestock Are Not Pets ... remember that livestock are not pets and should be handled with caution. Never let your guard down when ... never work alone. Prevent Livestock Stress Changes to an animal’s environment such as weather, feed, ...

  9. Assessing Calf Death Losses in a Beef-Dairy Crossbreeding Program

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/assessing-calf-death-losses-beef-dairy-crossbreeding

    not recorded): 1.  What is the pattern of calf death losses by length of dry period? Pregnant cows ... sires. 5. What has been the pattern of calf death loss at birth by calendar week? In the calendar week ... sufficient time to monitor the maternity area.   Figure 1. Calf death losses by day of week. 6.  What has ...

  10. Stay Safe Watching Aerial Applications Over Farm Fields

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-watching-aerial-applications-over

    up and see what kind of plane it is, or what they are doing. Some aircrafts can be personal planes, ... Stay a safe distance away from the field where the aircraft is working. Do not stand on the edge of the ... safety. Do not stop on a road – pull your vehicle over to the side of the road and use warning flashers. ...

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