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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 a time to turn the spotlight on far too overlooked practices in agriculture. Safety and health always seem to ride under the radar. This week provides a space an ...

  2. 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

    By Bridget Britton, Behavioral Health Field Specialist ANR September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and with that comes the opportunity to raise awareness to help prevent even one more suicide from happening. When you live where you work the stress ...

  3. 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

    Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator As fair season rolls along many 4-H and FFA members are still proudly exhibiting their livestock projects they have worked hard all year to raise. Tending to livestock can be a lot of hard work a ...

  4. 2021 Statewide Sheep Shearing School

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/2021-statewide-sheep-shearing-school

    per student, which must be returned with the registration form by Monday August 30, 2021. As part of ...

  5. 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

    through without ruining the crop. The property owner who hires this work to be done, may not know exactly ...

  6. 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 ... the summer puts a significant strain on our bodies. When our bodies warm up from physical exertion and ... the effects of the sun, we begin sweating to help cool off and control internal body temperature. ...

  7. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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

    Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator Summer is here and many of the spring ...

  8. Hay Baler Safety

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

    Mark Badertscher, OSU Extension, Hardin County ANR Educator Operating a hay baler safely is 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 ...

  9. Summer is a good time for a youth labor checkup

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/summer-good-time-youth-labor-checkup

    summer break, now is a good time to review the laws that apply to youth working in agricultural ... subject to Ohio’s youth employment laws.  This means that farms may hire youth to mow the grass and do ... hiring youth under 14 for jobs other than the specifically exempted tasks of lawn mowing, snow shoveling ...

  10. OFGC Summer Forage Field Day Series- August

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/ofgc-summer-forage-field-day-series-august

    Summer Forage Field Day series is a collaborative event planned by members of the Ohio Forage and ...

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