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  1. Bunker and Silage Pile Safety

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/bunker-and-silage-pile-safety

    of the fall increases. Consider this example: most bunker silos and silage piles are packed to ... There are two primary risks associated with bunker silos and silage piles; falling from the top of ... a silage avalanche. Two factors that increase the risk of these accidents are complacency and weather ...

  2. Late planting leads to wetter harvested grain

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/late-planting-leads-wetter-harvested-grain

    their harvested corn and soybeans because both grains were planted several weeks late and had less time ... to dry in the field. While drying harvested corn in a mechanical dryer is typical each year, some ... outside when it’s 70 degrees and you can run around in short sleeves. Farmers are harvesting in winter ...

  3. Thoughtful Gifts for the Season

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/thoughtful-gifts-season

    Dee Jepsen – Agricultural State Safety and Health Leader Safety is important year-round – giving ... gifts of safety is a thoughtful idea to show you care. Here are a few safety and health gift ideas to ... forget the helmets! With so many activities requiring helmets, it’s good to replace older style helmets. ...

  4. December 2019

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019

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

  5. Chow Line: Romaine lettuce alert affects Ohio, other states

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-romaine-lettuce-alert-affects-ohio-other-states

    that’s in your fridge was NOT harvested from Salinas, California, you should throw it out. That’s per the ... latest warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which issued an updated food safety ... Yuma, AZ agricultural region was implicated in an outbreak,” said Sanja Ilic, Food Safety State ...

  6. The Silent Killer, Carbon Monoxide

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/silent-killer-carbon-monoxide

    Lisa Pfeifer – OSU Ag Safety and Health Education Coordinator Ohio temperatures have dipped into ... replace the battery when you change the time on your clocks each spring and fall. The Centers for Disease ... Please visit https://agsafety.osu.edu/ for information about the OSU Agricultural Safety and Health ...

  7. Level 2 Serv Safe Exams

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/level-2-serv-safe-exams

    Level 2 Food Safety Training in Wayne County   ...

  8. Increased Dairy Cow Productivity and Reduced Environmental Impact

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/increased-dairy-cow-productivity-and-reduced-environmental-impact

    increased efficiency of the inputs required to produce milk, there were also reductions in waste products.  ... dairy cattle industry on environmental impacts between 2007 and 2017” provides a picture of increased ... modeling and analysis to measure the increased efficiency of the dairy cow over this time period. In a time ...

  9. Ohio State Report Evaluates Options for Reducing Lake Erie’s Harmful Algal Blooms

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-report-evaluates-options-for-reducing-lake-erie%E2%80%99s-harmful-algal-blooms

    the most effective approaches to combat algal blooms. Just as your local news uses models to forecast ... phosphorus that is required to decrease harmful algal growth. However, none of the modeled scenarios met the ... reduction goals for dissolved reactive phosphorus. These results point to the need to further increase ...

  10. Corn Stalks Provide Another Grazing Option

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/corn-stalks-provide-another-grazing-option

    Over the past several weeks, a considerable amount of corn has been harvested for grain.  The corn ... is necessary to limit corn intake.   The key is to increase the stocking density.  Generally, this is ... density increases, selectivity decreases.  Livestock are forced to eat more of the forage portion of the ...

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