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  1. Have your hay, and eat it, too

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/have-your-hay-and-eat-it-too

    them,” said Ted Wiseman, Ohio State University Extension educator. OSU Extension is the outreach arm of ... The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES).  The ... COLUMBUS, Ohio—Farmers across Ohio are feeling the brunt of last spring’s unprecedented rainfall. ...

  2. Trenching and Excavation Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59191

    precautions during farm trenching jobs may seem to waste valuable time and money, but incidents that occur ... one or more of the methods prescribed in the Ohio Administrative Code, Chapter 4123:1-3, for exposed ... safe trenching and excavation. Trainer’s Note Although farmers are generally exempt from the state ...

  3. Tractors and Highway Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59115

    Engineers (ASABE) and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). Only one vehicle classified as farm ... It is difficult to avoid highway travel when going between farm sites. Discuss procedures for ... available. If the shoulder is not wide enough, stay on the road. Allow extra time to reach full speed. ...

  4. Chow Line: Growing Giant Pumpkins

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/chow-line-growing-giant-pumpkins

    company here in Ohio. The Buckeye State is one of the top producers of the large, carving type of ... to Mike Estadt, educator, Ohio State University Extension. “To grow pumpkins in excess of half a ton, ... found at  ohioline.osu.edu. OSU Extension is the outreach arm of The Ohio State University College of ...

  5. Family Mealtime: Routines and Rituals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5249

    others, it might be time on the weekend with friends to regroup from a long week. What if there was ... enjoy a meal. Consider having at least one meal as a family each day. A regular family meal can provide ... each family member a variety of benefits, one of which is the sense of routine it can offer. Children, ...

  6. Towing Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591410

    one safety sign should be located between the control valves and the 5 gallon water supply. Proper ... tight. Lubrication —Knuckles, wheels, tongues, or other applicable farm wagon equipment should be ... minimizing the potential for an injury. If the towing vehicle is a tractor, two tanks may be towed at a time ...

  7. Ohio farm incomes forecast to rise-again

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/ohio-farm-incomes-forecast-rise-again

    planted in Ohio, average farm incomes in the state are likely to increase compared to last year, according ... Ohio State’s Columbus campus. She is one of several faculty who will speak at the event sponsored by ... they’re slightly improving,” she said. “But while net farm incomes in Ohio are expected to increase, many ...

  8. Working with Large Round Bale Equipment

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59127

    that saves time but endangers workers is foolish. Slow down and use common sense. Conditioners and ... time around aggressive equipment, and the result is a potentially dangerous situation. To avoid ... Dee Jepsen, State Agricultural Safety Leader, with editing assistance by Lisa Pfeifer and Cody ...

  9. Converging on Wicked Systems Problems

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/converging-wicked-systems-problems

    Presentation and panel discussion hosted by Cathann A. Kress, Ohio State vice president for ... Natural Resources. The program, featuring speakers from Ohio, Iowa, and Minnesota, will explore the ... application of transdisciplinary research and system approaches to solve grand challenges in our food, water ...

  10. Using Hay Harvesting Equipment Safely

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59126

    that saves time but endangers workers is foolish. Slow down and use common sense. Conditioners and ... ejector. No one should stand behind or work on the ejector while the PTO and engine are operating, or while ... State Agricultural Safety Leader, with editing assistance by Lisa Pfeifer and Cody McClain. True or ...

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