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  1. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    farm chores are complete, for many farmers this means cleaning up overgrown pastures, buffer strips, ...

  2. Stay Hydrated this Summer

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-hydrated-summer

    a story about the summers he spent helping bale hay at his uncle’s farm. He and his cousins would spend ...

  3. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/keeping-next-generation-safe

    moisture of the hay. Growing up on a farm is not always easy, but it does teach you the value of hard work. ... All the time spent on the farm watching parents feed the cattle and work the ground really motivates ... child(ren) to determine what tasks are developmentally appropriate for them. According to Farm Progress ...

  4. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/can-animals-spread-disease-humans

    traveling or enjoying some outdoor activities, many people might encounter animals in either an urban or ... rural setting. Animals provide many benefits to people such as food, fiber, travel, sport, ... companionship, and education. However, animals can sometimes carry harmful pathogens that can spread to people ...

  5. Manure Pit Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/manure-pit-safety

    breathing area for people and animals, it can be immediately dangerous to life and health. Manure ... especially while stirring and agitating the manure.  This is important for people working in the area, as ... are present provides a visual warning and helps alert people to the risks in the area. Producers and ...

  6. Take Action Against Combine and Field Fires

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/take-action-against-combine-and-field-fires

    thinking it can never happen on your farm.  Take preventative action and be prepared. Wayne Dellinger, ANR ...

  7. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

    photosynthesis that enables our crops to grow properly. Sunshine is critical for farm life, but like anything ...

  8. Springtime on Rural Roads

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/springtime-rural-roads

    on the road and increased motor vehicle traffic because of more people transitioning from ... period from 2009-2018 over half of the farm fatalities in Ohio were related to tractor use (OSU Extension ... Ag Safety & Health, Farm Fatality and Injury Database for Ohio).  Of these tractor related ...

  9. Ohio Victory Gardens Seed Giveaway

    https://mahoning.osu.edu/news/ohio-victory-gardens-seed-giveaway

    to 25 counties across the state, with 8,300 seed packets available free to the public to get people ... Canfield, OH 44406 Flying High INC. GROW Urban Farm – 11:00 am to 1:00 pm or until seeds run out. The ... shortage now, ODA and OSU Extension are reviving the effort and once again encouraging people to plant ...

  10. Summer Days Ahead: Don’t Ignore Heat Stress!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/summer-days-ahead-don%E2%80%99t-ignore-heat-stress

    injuries.    Protect yourself, your family and farm workers by implementing preventive measures and knowing the ... heat stress and heat stroke People may begin feeling hot, tired, and sweaty.  Excessive heat and ...

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