Agriculture and Natural Resources
Oct 8 2015 - 5:54pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio – With grain harvest well underway statewide thanks to favorable weather conditions throughout the region, growers are reminded that taking extra precautions when handling grain can lessen the potential for injury.
When working around grain storage facilities, incidents such as slips, trips, falls, severe trauma injuries, entanglement or engulfment can happen in a fraction of a second, said Kent McGuire, agriculture safety and health coordinator for Ohio State University Extension.
Oct 8 2015 - 10:40am
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Students from The Ohio State University and members of the broader community will screen and discuss six weekly environmental films with Ohio State and local experts in October and November.
The series is designed to raise awareness of climate change and its economic, health, political and environmental impacts, said David Hanselmann, a lecturer in the university’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and the coordinator of the Environmental Professionals Network.
Oct 8 2015 - 9:44am
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Provisions of the Affordable Care Act will again be the big issue this year for taxpayers – but instead of the focus being heavy on individual taxpayers, more interest will be on employer reporting requirements, a tax expert with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University said.