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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. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/can-animals-spread-disease-humans

    to both youth and adults help address the issues of food safety which includes a link to biosecurity, ... personal protective equipment (PPE): Respiratory protection Gloves Safety glasses Clothing and footwear ... flores.191@osu.edu. This column is provided by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team.  ...

  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. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Increasing Yields by Suppressing Soilborne Pests via Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation Documented by Ram Khadka’s Dissertation

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/increasing-yields-suppressing-soilborne-pests-anaerobic-soil-disinfestation-documented-ram

    There is a market in neighboring countries for Nepal’s vegetable crops, especially those grown in the off season, when Nepal’s cooler temperatures can be offset by using high tunnels and plastic houses.  But soilborne diseases and weeds are bigger challen ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Ohio 4-H Mask Update

    https://ohio4h.org/news/ohio-4-h-mask-update

    Effective immediately, June 1, 2021: Face masks are not required to be worn inside or outside at ... 4-H camp (day or overnight) for ALL employees AND clientele. Face masks are not required to be worn ... other health and safety guidance is still in effect, such as physical distancing and sanitizing. Local ...

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