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  1. 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. ...

  2. Making Time for Family Vacations

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/making-time-family-vacations

    plan some time away before the summer slips away.    Melinda Hill is an OSU Extension Family & ...

  3. Japanese Beetles- Little Beetles with Big Appetites

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/japanese-beetles-little-beetles-big-appetites

    damage to the plant, and increasing the risk of fungal diseases. Their emergence during mid-summer can ...

  4. Honda Supports Wayne County 4-H

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/honda-supports-wayne-county-4-h

    the summer that also engage youth in hands-on, experiential learning.  Examples include our Tuesday ...

  5. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    Lydia Flores, OSU Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Morgan County Imagine a calm humid morning walking the fields with dad and the dog. The sun is just coming up over the trees as you check the moisture of the hay. Growing up on a farm is not alw ...

  6. Shoo Fly, Don't Bother Me. Or My Cows!

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/shoo-fly-dont-bother-me-or-my-cows

    compared to when those same critters burst forth in full swing come summer. Flies, mosquitoes, and biting ...

  7. 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

    Wayne Dellinger, ANR Educator Union County and Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety Leader Weather conditions have helped Ohio wheat fields mature – but these same conditions can lead to an increase in fires to combine harvesters and crop f ...

  8. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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

    https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/zoonoses. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2017, July 14).  Zoonotic Diseases. Centers for ...

  9. Manure Pit Safety

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

    Denny Riethman, ANR Educator Mercer County Wheat harvest will happen soon.  A common practice with livestock farmers is to apply manure nutrients following harvest of the wheat.  This increases the importance of reminding operators and applicators of foll ...

  10. Warm Weather Means Warm Season Grasses

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/warm-weather-means-warm-season-grasses

    Planting warm season annual grasses are a feasible way to improve summer pastures or hay fields to maintain ... dry matter production during the cool grass summer slump. A few warm season annual grasses that come ... The University of Minnesota considers it to be a summer cover crop to help in building soil and ...

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