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  1. Hay Baler Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/hay-baler-safety

    Mark Badertscher, OSU Extension, Hardin County ANR Educator Operating a hay baler safely is a concern in late July and early August when there is still straw in the field and later cuttings of hay to be made. Oftentimes wheat and hay fields that have more ...

  2. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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

    Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator Summer is here and many of the spring farm chores are complete, for many farmers this means cleaning up overgrown pastures, buffer strips, grassy waterways, and roadside ditches. Mowing road bank ...

  3. New Time: Staff/Faculty Appreciation Tour

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/events/new-time-stafffaculty-appreciation-tour

    Staff Appreciation Week In-person Tour:  Rain Date: Thursday, August 5, 2021 6-7 p.m. Get to know your closest public garden and arboretum! This tour will highlight the Lane Ave. Gardens including the Labyrinth, hosta collection, and conifer collection.   ...

  4. Staff/Faculty Appreciation Tour

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/events/stafffaculty-appreciation-tour

    Saff Appreciation Week In-person Tour  Thursday, July 29, 2021 6-7 p.m. Get to know your closest public garden and arboretum! This tour will highlight the Lane Ave. Gardens including the Labyrinth, hosta collection, and conifer collection. Please reserve ...

  5. Tree University: Why Urban Foresters Do the Things They Do and How You Can Help

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/events/tree-university-why-urban-foresters-do-things-they-do-and-how-you-can-help

    Central Ohio municipal tree care programs manage public trees, but what can volunteers, students, and Master Gardens can do to help? Join us for this 1-hour webinar that discusses how Ohio’s urban forestry evolved, tree selection, planting, care, and much ...

  6. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    Kate Homonai, OSU Extension Educator, Family & Consumer Sciences, Vinton County  My dad tells a story about the summers he spent helping bale hay at his uncle’s farm. He and his cousins would spend hours outside each day, working beneath the hot sun a ...

  7. Chadwick Arboretum Friends Update: Summer 2021

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/news/chadwick-arboretum-friends-update-summer-2021

    Dear Friends of Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens,   With the first weeks of summer already behind us, we want to take a quick breather to share a few of the many wonderful things that are happening in the gardens.  When you walk through the Learnin ...

  8. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    Lydia Flores, OSU Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Morgan County Imagine a calm humid morning walking the fields with dad and the dog. The sun is just coming up over the trees as you check the moisture of the hay. Growing up on a farm is not alw ...

  9. 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

    Wayne Dellinger, ANR Educator Union County and Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety Leader Weather conditions have helped Ohio wheat fields mature – but these same conditions can lead to an increase in fires to combine harvesters and crop f ...

  10. Manure Pit Safety

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

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

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