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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. ARC/PLC Considerations for 2021

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/arcplc-considerations-2021

    Average falls below the reference price and has no direct connection to yield. ARC payments start when ... reference price and just an 11% chance that soybeans will fall below their reference price of $8.40. Prices ... will have to fall below that to trigger PLC and high prices with average yields will also prevent an ...

  5. Increased Fertilizer Applications May Not Increase Yield or Profits

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/increased-fertilizer-applications-may-not-increase-yield-or-profits

    nutrients in the soil. The goal was to reduce fertilizer costs without reducing yield, thus increasing ... Purdue, and Ohio State Universities, the recommendations all focus on maximizing profitability. Beyond ... field research plots, which only focused on nitrogen levels in the soil (but the principle also applies ...

  6. Focus on Health in 2021

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/focus-health-2021

    With all of the focus on our health these days, I realized that sometime there are things that ... remind me that I need to take care of my whole body, not just one part of it, instead of being so focused ...

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

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/nearly-80000-pounds-produce-grown-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, ...

  8. SNAP-Ed Promotes Healthy Choices for Kids

    https://mahoning.osu.edu/news/snap-ed-promotes-healthy-choices-kids

    The program focus is individuals and families eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ... campaign strives to increase fruit and vegetable consumption. The website www.celebrateyourplate.org is ...

  9. Healthy ways to improve immunity

    https://mahoning.osu.edu/news/healthy-ways-improve-immunity

    As we go into the winter months and illness chances increase, what can I do to boost my immune ... can be found here:   https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-healthy-ways-improve-immunity     ...

  10. Winter Pasture Management

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/winter-pasture-management

    for starters, muddy conditions, especially when it gets to hock level or deeper, increases the ... nutrient requirements of our livestock.  Walking in it requires more energy and wet; cold mud can decrease ... Through careful management, the productivity of the pasture can increase from year to year.  When soils do ...

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