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  1. Profile of Organic Corn Growers in a Four-State Region

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/profile-organic-corn-growers-four-state-region

    a comparatively small portion of overall agricultural production, organic corn acreage in the U.S. increased by ... large increase in production, organic grain was imported to the U.S. in 2016, indicating the potential ... corn growers, and in the top ten for acres harvested (5). However, relatively little is known about the ...

  2. CFAES Skid Loader Safety Policy and Employee Training

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/cfaes-skid-loader-safety-policy-and-employee-training

    Safety Policy with equipment and training provisions to enhance the safety of employees who operate skid ... of employment or as a course requirement is subject to this policy. The Ohio State University CFAES ... Skid Loader Safety Program applies to all OSU CFAES staff members who operate and/or are responsible ...

  3. CFAES Utility Type Vehicle (UTV) Safety & Employee Training

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/cfaes-utility-type-vehicle-utv-safety-employee-training

    Environmental Sciences has developed UTV training to enhance the safety of employees who operate a UTV. The ... operates a UTV as a condition of employment or as a course requirement is subject to this training. ... Safety Training Program applies to all OSU CFAES employees who operate and/or are responsible for UTVs.  ...

  4. THOUGHTS FROM THE EDITOR – National Farm Safety & Health Week

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/september-2019/thoughts-editor-%E2%80%93-national-farm-safety-health-week

    Dee Jepsen – State Agricultural Safety and Health Leader:   National Farm Safety and Health Week ... is September 15- 21, 2019.   This year’s theme is “Shift Farm Safety into High Gear.”  Each day of ... and share with others in your network. Our Facebook page is OSU Ag Safety & Health, our Twitter ...

  5. Agricultural Equipment & Machine Hazards

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/ag-equipment-machine-hazards

    This includes tractors, tillage equipment, planting equipment, harvesting equipment, and extremely ... equipment and machine hazards.   Resources: CFAES Agricultural Equipment Hazards Safety Training (.pdf) ... CFAES Agricultural Equipment Training Test (.pdf) OSU Ag Safety- Farm Equipment Hazards Poster Safe ...

  6. Estimating Yield Losses in Stressed Corn Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-26/estimating-yield-losses-stressed-corn-fields

    want to estimate grain yields prior to harvest in order to help with marketing and harvest plans. Two ... procedures that are widely used for estimating corn grain yields prior to harvest are the YIELD COMPONENT ... bushel), but kernel size has increased as hybrids have improved over the years. Dr. Bob Nielsen at Purdue ...

  7. CFAES Tractor Safety Policy and Employee Training

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/faes-tractor-safety-policy

    College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has developed a Tractor Safety Policy with ... equipment   and training provisions to enhance the safety of employees who operate tractors. This policy ... employment or as a course requirement is subject to this policy. The Ohio State University CFAES Agricultural ...

  8. Tailgate Safety Training for Employees

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/tailgate-safety-training-employees

    Conducting regular safety meetings is a key component of any organized workplace safety program. ... One very effective method  is to conduct tailgate safety training on a regular basis. Short, frequent, ... safety training sessions keep safety in the forefront of employee's daily routine. Employees remain ...

  9. Frogeye Leaf Spot- Is It Worth Spraying in 2019?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/frogeye-leaf-spot-it-worth-spraying-2019

    as low to moderate pressure in others.  This disease will continue to increase and infect new foliage ... finish making grain before harvest? This question will most likely affect soybeans that are just now in ... full flower, we are hoping for a very long fall, but this will impact the return on applying the ...

  10. CFAES Field Teaching & Research Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/cfaes-agricultural-field-research-safety

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Safety guidelines are intended to help researchers prepare for safety ... responsible for their own safety, as well as for performing research in a manner that does not endanger the ... safety of those around them. For specific information about fieldwork hazards and precautions, consult ...

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