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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. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  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

    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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Kent McGuire

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/people/kent-mcguire

    Kent McGuire CFAES – Safety and Health Coordinator The Ohio State University, Agricultural Engineering Building 590 Woody Hayes Drive, Room 262B, Columbus, Ohio 43210 (614) 292-0588, Fax: (614) 292-9448 mcguire.225@osu.edu CFAES Operations Unit- CFAES Saf ...

  8. Home

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    Agriculture is one of the most hazardous industries in the U.S. affecting a wide demographic. The diversity of audience groups is reflective of the fact that agriculture does not have occupational restraints like other industries, especially regarding wor ...

  9. Links

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  10. Contact Us

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    OSU Agricultural Safety & Health Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Science The Ohio State University 590 Woody Hayes Dr. Columbus OH 43210 Fax: 614-292-9448 Email: osuagsafety@gmail.com Che ...

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