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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. Lecturer profile: Dathel Nimmons

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/lecturer-profile-dathel-nimmons

    with the entire chain. She asserts that farmers and producers require more skills and tools to be ... a difference,” says Nimmons. “How we leverage that technology as we do more with less will increase ...

  3. Increase in seasonal worker visas a temporary solution for Ohio’s food and agricultural labor markets

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/increase-seasonal-worker-visas-temporary-solution-ohio%E2%80%99s-food-and-agricultural-labor-markets

    government moved to bolster the available labor supply by increasing the number of available H-2B ... a long-term resolution to ongoing labor shortages. “This increase is far less than the requested number of ... an agency that prepares the materials on behalf of an operation. These requirements mean that larger ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Dr. Sathya Gopalakrishnan among 21 researchers selected for the inaugural GRO Academy cohort

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/dr-sathya-gopalakrishnan-among-21-researchers-selected-inaugural-gro-academy-cohort

    research. The complex challenges we face today require new ways to collaborate, solve problems, and leverage ... Academy will provide the tools faculty need to not only increase their research activity, but also expand ...

  7. The Ag Law Harvest

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/blog/fri-06182021-1044am/ag-law-harvest

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  8. 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

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  9. Pandemic pushes graduate student back into student government service

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/pandemic-pushes-graduate-student-back-student-government-service

    to campus in the fall, there are resources and support around mental health.  Messenger and his team ... diversity and improving equity in the graduate student experience. “We would like to not only increase our ...

  10. 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 ...

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