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  1. Deliver Your Hay to the Market Safely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/safety-through-seasons-2022/deliver-your-hay-market-safely

    The price of hay this season is strong, avoid rush and take time to secure your load of hay so you can ... moving vehicle sign (for wagons) and signal/warning lights work properly. Take time to adjust the braking ... forage producers have had a challenge to harvest forage crops at the proper timing to capture quality. ...

  2. Have No Fear..Honey Bee Swarms are Near

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/have-no-fearhoney-bee-swarms-are-near

    the suitable nesting site has been identified. This can take one to several days. During this time ... Beth Scheckelhoff, ANR Educator Putnam County Honey bee swarms are common this time of year. They ... for her colony.  She takes hundreds to thousands of worker bees (all female) and some drones (all ...

  3. Roadway Safety During Crop Scouting Activities

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/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 ... lots. A speed of 5mph is a good rule of thumb, but even that may be too fast if there are poor driveway ...

  4. When the Rain Won’t Let Up

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/when-rain-won%E2%80%99t-let

      According to Aaron Wilson, Ohio State University Extension climatologist, there has been measurable rainfall ... stress. Though we can’t know for sure when the fields will dry up enough to plant, there are things you ... off. •     Make time for laughs: Have you ever heard laughter is the best medicine? Well, it might not ...

  5. CDL Update

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/cdl-update

    hauling questions for a program offered jointly to Delaware, Madison, and Union counties. The take aways ... Drivers License (CDL) must now take a course which typically runs 5-6 days a week for 4-5 weeks and costs ... metal and dirt. Take caution when hauling equipment. If it is a piece that could have non-farm uses, ...

  6. Grain Bin Safety Week: Safety Assessment Questions

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/grain-bin-safety-week-safety-assessment

    grade school and that learning continues to build from there. You may note an exit sign above the door ... elevator when you take your elderly mother to visit her doctor because you know stairs have become ... Actions, thoughts, and assessment like those above are a part of preparedness, regardless of the depth of ...

  7. How to schedule the GRAIN C.A.R.T.?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/grain-cart/scheduling

    day and then the training program could take place the following day. 3. Do you have access to 200-250 ... bushels of dent (field) corn?                      It is the responsibility of the host agency to supply ... the corn used in the training. (Seed corn is not permitted). The corn can only be top loaded into the ...

  8. Safety Through the Seasons 2022

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022

    re-published in your own newsletters or programs. If you have safety-related questions or program ideas that ...

  9. Hay Baler Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/hay-baler-safety

    a concern in late July and early August when there is still straw in the field and later cuttings of hay to ... be made. Oftentimes wheat and hay fields that have more slope than row crops like corn and soybeans, ... with limited time. Therefore, operators must always work safely as no hay or straw crop is worth injury ...

  10. Winter’s Indoor Risk: Carbon Monoxide

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/winter%E2%80%99s-indoor-risk-carbon-monoxide

    Sabrina Schirtzinger, ANR Educator Knox County With colder temperatures we tend to spend more time ... breathing  Feeling ill  Tired  How to protect yourself on the farm:  Don’t burn coal or run a generator ...

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