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  1. 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 ...

  2. Amish Roadway Safety Program

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/amish-roadway-safety-program

    of available Factsheets. Please click on the title to view the pdf. Bicycle Safety in Amish Country ... Safety Pedestrian Safety in Amish Country Snowplows in Amish Country:A Guide for Buggy ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. International Trade Economist: Trans-Pacific Partnership Would Boost U.S Agriculture

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/international-trade-economist-trans-pacific-partnership-would-boost-us-agriculture

    increase in agricultural trade by 2025. This increase will account for an additional $8.5 billion in the ... said. Additionally, the ERS anticipates that the agreement will result in a 33 percent overall increase ... in U.S. exports and a 10 percent increase in imports by 2025. “American dairy farmers may benefit ...

  5. Dairy Economists Offer New Farm Bill Dairy Safety Net Alternative

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/dairy-economists-offer-new-farm-bill-dairy-safety-net-alternative

    versions of the farm bill, the safety net proposals in the dairy title currently present the most ... production, new competing safety net proposals have emerged based on an insurance concept similar to crop ... version of the current dairy safety net program with a scaled version of the insurance program, all dairy ...

  6. OSU Economist: GM Crops have had an Impact on Agricultural Productivity, Could Offer Solutions for Global Food Security

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/osu-economist-gm-crops-have-had-impact-agricultural-productivity-could-offer-solutions-global

    increases and productivity growth.   Public concern over the safety of GM crops has impacted growth in the ... impacts. He noted that “corn has shown a 2-14 to 9-19 percent yield increase; cotton has shown a 0-25 to ... 5-29 percent yield increase; and soybeans have shown a 2-39 percent yield increase.” This adoption of ...

  7. OSU Environmental Economist: Market-based Solutions to Reduce Phosphorus Emissions Should be Examined

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/osu-environmental-economist-market-based-solutions-reduce-phosphorus-emissions-should-be

    increased said Brent Sohngen, an environmental economist in Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and ... meetings can be found at http://go.osu.edu/2015outlook. Though the farm bill has placed a significant focus ... have increased 10 percent per year. However, to achieve the recommended 40 percent reduction in ...

  8. Summer of Cicadas Art Project Update

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/summer-cicadas-art-project-update

    from August 12- 15 or be on the look out for the third stop which will be at the Harvest Home Fair in ... September at the Harvest Home Park in Cheviot. Cicada Art Harvest Home Fair Hamilton County Fair Hamilton ...

  9. Food, Population, and the Environment

    https://aede.osu.edu/courses/aedecon-459701

    AEDECON 4597.01 Issues related to world-wide population increases, food production, and associated ...

  10. Cropland Values Likely to be Under Pressure in 2016, OSU Ag Economist Says

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/cropland-values-likely-be-under-pressure-2016-osu-ag-economist-says

      COLUMBUS, Ohio- Although cropland values in Ohio have increased in recent years, low projected profit ... margins next year will likely restrict land values from increasing in 2016 and may cause land values to ... said. “There’s not much good news when you talk about profitability in this sector, and it’s been that ...

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