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  1. Grain Bin Safety Week & IPM Scouting Program

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/grain-bin-safety-week-ipm-scouting-program

    in February. The focus of this campaign is to promote grain bin safety on farms and grain handling ... Grain Bin Safety Week Farming consistently ranks as one of the most hazardous job occupations and ... according to the Ohio State University Extension Farm Safety and Health program, on average, 26 Ohio farm ...

  2. Health and Safety Recommendations for On-Farm Grain Bin Facilities

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-04/health-and-safety-recommendations-farm-grain-bin-facilities

    facilities. Five of these fatalities were from suffocation and 2 were from falls from the structure, while the ... Insurance Grain Bin Safety Week. Being the season when dry grains are being hauled to market and bins are ... being emptied, it is appropriate to provide winter safety reminders for the primary concerns at your ...

  3. Pull the Strings Before Working Around the Bin

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/pull-strings-working-around-bin

    recognized as grain bin safety week. Many producers will be working in or around grain storage structures to ... exposed belts/chains. Maintain Equipment Shields Shields and safety signage are placed on equipment for ... your safety, never remove shields unless for service or repair. NEVER lean over or step over moving PTO ...

  4. Is it pandemic fatigue, winter blues, or Seasonal affective disorder?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/it-pandemic-fatigue-winter-blues

    feel like doing it. The good news is that the shortest day of the year is behind us, and we are getting ... Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team.  https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

  5. Considerations of a Flexible Lease Arrangement

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-04/considerations-flexible-lease-arrangement

    farmer, the concerns include poor yields, commodity price declines, or sharp increases to input prices ... increases in the prices of crops considered in the rent-adjustment clause. If the cash rent also is flexed ... normal. Calculating flexible cash rent requires more communication from both parties. Disadvantages of ...

  6. CFAES Around the World Challenge

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/node/4657

    on March 19 with a reminder of the Challenge requirements and a schedule of posts.   The Challenge ...

  7. Using Heat Lamps: Proceed with Caution!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/using-heat-lamps-proceed-caution

    Schirtzinger.55@osu.edu. This column is provided by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team,  ...

  8. Adding Value with Beef and Dairy Crossbreeding

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/adding-value-beef-and-dairy-crossbreeding

    percentages at time of harvest. Those standards are all based on our modern beef cattle profile. Thus, dairy ... result is that the farm’s top cows produce nearly all heifer calves for replacements, which increases the ... Look for beef genetics with smaller birth weights, but an increased frame size. Both breeds have great ...

  9. Corn and Soybean School: Q and A on Corn Disease Management with Fungicides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-04/corn-and-soybean-school-q-and-corn-disease-management-fungicides

    trials, I have not seen the same increase in VOM in GER-affected corn plots that I have seen in head ... nitrogen may cause some diseases to increase and other diseases to decrease. The form of nitrogen also ... disease control or yield increase.   Corn Disease ...

  10. Webinar Recordings

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/webinar-recordings

    farmers can utilize to adapt to challenging growing seasons with increasing extreme weather events. Click ...

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