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  1. Stay Safe Making Hay When the Sun Shines

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-making-hay-when-sun-shines

    a busy month, finishing the crop planting, caring for livestock, and harvesting first cutting of hay. Hay ... harvest can be a very labor intensive and time-consuming job. Hay harvest involves working around many ... easily shorten the harvest window making the process very challenging. Harvest your hay crop in intervals ...

  2. GROBucks: Herbs

    https://miami.osu.edu/events/grobucks-herbs

    Join us for our monthly food series, GROBucks. The next session will focus on herbs from the ... harvest them and use them in delicious dishes. Each paid registrant will receive a pair of herb shears.  ...

  3. 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

    require protective clothing, such as pesticide application, further increase the risk.    Heat stress is ... Mary Ann Rose, Pesticide Safety Education With the arrival of summer, the risk of heat stress ... increases.  Farmers have an elevated risk of heat stress for obvious reasons – working outdoors.  Activities that ...

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

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

    requirements.  Treat youth like adults for verification, workers compensation and taxes.   The law doesn’t deal ... and withholding taxes.  A farm employer must complete these same requirements for youth employees. ... under the age of 14 to be employed as long as certain requirements are met, such as having written ...

  5. Dr. Filson receives university teaching award

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/june-2021/dr-filson-receives-university-teaching-award

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/filson-named-recipient-university-distinguished-teachi... ...

  6. Ohio 4-H Mask Update

    https://ohio4h.org/news/ohio-4-h-mask-update

    Effective immediately, June 1, 2021: Face masks are not required to be worn inside or outside at ... 4-H camp (day or overnight) for ALL employees AND clientele. Face masks are not required to be worn ... other health and safety guidance is still in effect, such as physical distancing and sanitizing. Local ...

  7. Dr. Lisa Bielke Receives Evonik Award for Achievement in Poultry Science

    https://ansci.osu.edu/home/slides/dr-lisa-bielke-receives-evonik-award-achievement-poultry-science

    https://ansci.osu.edu/news ...

  8. 2020 Achievement Awards

    https://ohio4h.org/foundation/foundation-events/achievement-awards/2020-achievement-awards

    Overholt Health & Safety Achievement Award Callia Barwick Ohio Electric Cooperative Horse Achievement ...

  9. Milk Production of Ohio Dairy Herds (2016 through 2020)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/milk-production-ohio-dairy-herds-2016-through-2020

    average production per cow increases about 2% annually and the most populated breeds, Holstein and Jersey, ... increased in milk yield by about 2.8% from 2019 to 2020. During this same time period, milk fat percentage ... increased about 2.6% for Holstein and 1% for Jersey and milk protein percentage remained the same. Using ...

  10. Heat Stress in 2021: Will it be Intense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-3/heat-stress-2021-will-it-be-intense

    Stress Threshold (tan zone), fans should be operating. As the stress increases, more heat mitigation ... increased breaths per minute, which should be between 40 to 60 under normal conditions. While not ... cattle increase their sweating. This can lead to dehydration even as it provides evaporative cooling. We ...

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