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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. C.O.R.N. LIVE

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/corn-live

    Loux Wheat Harvest John Hoffman & Brad Moffitt ...

  3. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

    skin to the sun can lead to damage like tans or sunburns. That damage can increase our risk of ... OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team.  https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

  4. Calendar of events

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/june-2021/calendar-events

    learn important food safety information, from buying, storing, and preparing fish and other seafood ... Conservation Chats: Oh, Crap! on July 28. This is going to be a fun, hands-on event focused on helping small ... pre-registration is required. Attendees can register by calling the Ashland SWCD office at 419-281-7645 or by ...

  5. Taking a Time Out

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/taking-time-out

    just sit, and ponder or think.  Whatever works best for you, realize that reflection increases our ... self-awareness and when we increase our awareness we thrive.  You may enjoy the silence in a room or the soft ... finds you.  Those few moments several times a week have been proven to increase life satisfaction, work ...

  6. Warm Weather Means Warm Season Grasses

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

    annuals also require less water to increase their dry matter volume. Now that corn and beans have been ... Broadcast seeding requires a firm seedbed and cultipacking after seeding is recommended to ensure adequate ... does require a level of care, as they can produce prussic acid (cyanide) and cause poisoning in ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Preserve Forage Quality with Baleage

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/preserve-forage-quality-baleage

    Making premium quality dry hay requires a 3-4 day stretch of premium weather when the forage is of ... acids and improves digestibility of the forage. When harvesting forages, there is a sweet spot between ... grasses, the sweet spot for harvest is at the boot stage or just as the seed head is emerging. 10% bloom is ...

  9. Ohio State expert: Lessons learned from COVID-19 pandemic likely to stem potential meat supply shortage

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-expert-lessons-learned-from-covid-19-pandemic-likely-stem-potential-meat

    meat processors, Garcia said. In response to that increased demand, at least eight new meat-processing ... facilities have started up in Ohio since last fall, she said. Garcia, as part of an effort to serve Ohioans, ... contributed to this report. Lyda Garcia garcia.625@osu.edu 614-292-3642 Extension News Tips and Events Media ...

  10. 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 ...

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