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  1. Winter Weather Preparedness on the Farm

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/winter-weather-preparedness-farm

    ground.  Before a heavy snow falls, it is beneficial to clearly mark where drives are and especially where ... adequate ventilation.  At all times, let someone know where you will be working. Being prepared increases ... safety, reduces stress, and facilitates smooth operation in less than ideal circumstances. Wayne ...

  2. Gibberella Ear Rot and Vomitoxin in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/gibberella-ear-rot-and-vomitoxin-corn

    If your grain was harvested from a field with Gibberella ear rot (GER), it is more than likely ... zeae, hence the name of the disease. Before storing grain harvested from GER-affected fields or areas ... grain.  Poor storage may cause toxin levels to increase. Warm, moist pockets in the grain promote mold ...

  3. CFAES names 2020–2021 Distinguished Professors

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/cfaes-names-2020%E2%80%932021-distinguished-professors

    Community Food, Food Safety, Food Insecurity Wooster area (Ohio) CFAES News Team cfaesnews@osu.edu ... CFAES News Team COLUMBUS, Ohio—The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and ... Experience Program, which is a university-wide, nationally recognized program focusing on student success and ...

  4. Safety Through the Seasons 2021

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

    Safety & Health Office. The goal is to provide seasonal safety news and activities that may be ... Ag Safety S.T.A.T. – Safe Tactics for Ag Today  is prepared by the OSU Extension Agricultural ... re-published in your own newsletters or programs. If you have safety-related questions or program ideas that ...

  5. Avoiding the Emergency Room This Winter

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/avoiding-emergency-room-winter

    throw at them. The farm is filled with hazards and risk for slipping and falling.  During winter, this ... of workplace injuries were caused by slipping and falling in winter weather conditions.  Precautions ... never more important than your health and safety. Here are just a few considerations and hints to help ...

  6. Chow Line: Saving money on meals using slow cookers

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-saving-money-meals-using-slow-cookers

    are forecast to increase this year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic ... Research Service.  Their research found that food purchased at grocery stores is projected to increase an ... additional 1% to 2%, and food-away-from-home is projected to increase between 2% and 3% in 2021. As mentioned ...

  7. Meat Processing Business Toolkit

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/meat-processing-business-toolkit

    entrepreneurs can use as aids in their decision-making processes. The tools in this kit are focused on Ohio but ... innovative models utilized by producers and processors. Farmer Focused Models for Local Meat Processing ... it is helpful to develop a business plan and assess the financial requirements of the future venture. ...

  8. Improved Soil Health Linked to Nitrogen Fertilizer Efficiency Across Corn Belt

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/improved-soil-health-linked-nitrogen-fertilizer-efficiency-across

    health measurements increased relative yields by an average of 5% across N fertilizer rates. In other ... of organic matter, both of which are important components of soil health. In response to increased ... testing services. These tests often focus on the biological activity of the soil, specifically targeting ...

  9. Nearly 80,000 pounds of produce grown for food pantries statewide

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/nearly-80000-pounds-produce-grown-for-food-pantries-statewide

    faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused food banks to have increased demand for ... families,” he said. “This amounts to nearly 15 tons of food and was an 8,437-pound increase from food ... longhorned beetle, and other invasive species. Environmental horticulture focuses on stormwater management, ...

  10. Good Agricultural Practices Training 3-Hr Webinar

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/good-agricultural-practices-training-3-hr-webinar

    to reduce food safety hazards and the risk of on-farm produce contamination. Participants will ... equate to being GAPs certified. The event is hosted by The OSU Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team and OSU ... OSU Food Safety Specialist Sanja Ilic,and Ag Educator Marcus McCartney. This training is often ...

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