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  1. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    control invasive weeds, increase visibility, or just make the property look nice. Operating a brush hog ... Here is some suggested clothing: Close-fitting clothing Heavy boots Safety glasses Heavy textured ... control. Adjust rear and front tires to sit farther out, increasing stability on slopes. Wear a seat belt ...

  2. Easy Home Food Preservation

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    name a few. There are several methods that require little equipment which makes it easier to try out ... vegetables will not require cooking prior to pickling. Next, select flavorings – mix and match up to ... Preserving uncooked jams and jellies is another relatively easy way to save your harvest for later. This is ...

  3. Packing School Lunches for Picky Eaters

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    that hasn’t been processed, and add some veggies and fruit – like carrots and an apple. Don’t focus on ... calories for healthy lunches. It’s more important to focus on getting a variety of healthy foods. Offer ... UC Davis Health. Have family meals.  Eating together focuses on the social aspect of eating rather ...

  4. Rain, Rain, Go Away, Right On Down the Ditch and Drain

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    increase usable land, and increase plant root mass. Methods can include subsurface drainage (tile), surface ... living in the soil of the second stage decrease water nitrates through denitrification and increase ... decreased opening increases the water pressure (channel ditch). Now, take your thumb away to allow a greater ...

  5. Take Action Against Combine and Field Fires

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/take-action-against-combine-and-field-fires

    increase in fires to combine harvesters and crop fields. Unintentional fires are never an enjoyable event. ... the 911 system are important safety conversations for the entire harvest crew. Don’t get caught ... Wayne Dellinger, ANR Educator Union County and Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety ...

  6. Manure Pit Safety

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

    livestock farmers is to apply manure nutrients following harvest of the wheat.  This increases the ... Denny Riethman, ANR Educator Mercer County Wheat harvest will happen soon.  A common practice with ... importance of reminding operators and applicators of following safety precautions when working around manure ...

  7. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    Sweating is obviously an important safety function, but it also uses the same water that our bodies need to ... increased thirst, headaches, or muscle cramps. Severe dehydration can limit your body’s ability to sweat, ... Safety and Health Team.  https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

  8. Japanese Beetles- Little Beetles with Big Appetites

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    At any rate, expect to see increasing numbers of Japanese beetles in the landscape over the next ... damage to the plant, and increasing the risk of fungal diseases. Their emergence during mid-summer can ... also result in their presence during harvest of some fruit/vegetable crops. They are highly mobile ...

  9. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/keeping-next-generation-safe

    the next generation to be a part of the operation. A significant safety factor lies with the child’s ... deaths of working youth on farms.” Unfortunately, issues concerning farm safety and children are often ... Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice (2012) listed key points about ...

  10. Crop Scouting Update

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    Scouting at least a few fields of each crop on a regular basis can provide warning of increasing insect and ... that are too young to harvest early. Corn fields are likely to really take off after the rain last ... treatments to prevent harvest losses. Fruit Crops Aphid populations have been relatively high this year in ...

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