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  1. Hay Baler Safety

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

    standing too close. Safety precautions to take with bale ejectors: Disengage all power, shut off the ... wagons and bale handling requires extra caution due to the following potential hazards: Starts and stops ... can cause handlers to fall off the wagon or truck. Workers might step off the wagon or truck while ...

  2. Plant Now to Graze Later

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/plant-now-graze-later

    Fall and winter grazing seems a long way off as we take a peek at the forecast of warm and sunny ... varieties, such as cool season grasses, legumes, brassicas, and small grains, for fall grazing allows you to ... there is quite a variety of forages you can plant for fall grazing purposes. At Ohio State, ...

  3. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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

    control invasive weeds, increase visibility, or just make the property look nice. Operating a brush hog ... Here is some suggested clothing: Close-fitting clothing Heavy boots Safety glasses Heavy textured ... control. Adjust rear and front tires to sit farther out, increasing stability on slopes. Wear a seat belt ...

  4. Easy Home Food Preservation

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    name a few. There are several methods that require little equipment which makes it easier to try out ... vegetables will not require cooking prior to pickling. Next, select flavorings – mix and match up to ... Preserving uncooked jams and jellies is another relatively easy way to save your harvest for later. This is ...

  5. Packing School Lunches for Picky Eaters

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    that hasn’t been processed, and add some veggies and fruit – like carrots and an apple. Don’t focus on ... calories for healthy lunches. It’s more important to focus on getting a variety of healthy foods. Offer ... UC Davis Health. Have family meals.  Eating together focuses on the social aspect of eating rather ...

  6. Events

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    Community Supported Agriculture programs, or CSA's, have become an increasingly popular way ...

  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

    increase in fires to combine harvesters and crop fields. Unintentional fires are never an enjoyable event. ... the 911 system are important safety conversations for the entire harvest crew. Don’t get caught ... Wayne Dellinger, ANR Educator Union County and Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety ...

  8. Manure Pit Safety

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

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

  9. Rain, Rain, Go Away, Right On Down the Ditch and Drain

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/rain-rain-go-away-righto-down-ditch-and-drain

    increase usable land, and increase plant root mass. Methods can include subsurface drainage (tile), surface ... living in the soil of the second stage decrease water nitrates through denitrification and increase ... decreased opening increases the water pressure (channel ditch). Now, take your thumb away to allow a greater ...

  10. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    Sweating is obviously an important safety function, but it also uses the same water that our bodies need to ... increased thirst, headaches, or muscle cramps. Severe dehydration can limit your body’s ability to sweat, ... Safety and Health Team.  https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

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