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  1. The Thriving Farmer — Information to Help Farmers and Their Families Make Healthful Choices

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/thriving-farmer-%E2%80%94-information-help-farmers-and

    you work hard. During a 10-15-hour workday, you will burn between 2,500 and 6,750 calories ... sandwiches made with whole grain bread may help lower your risks of health problems, such as heart disease, ...

  2. Rural Roads in the Autumn

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/rural-roads-autumn

    motor vehicles unfamiliar with their presence leads to an increased risk of incidents on local roadways. ... In 2020 alone, the total number of incidents between farm units (farm equipment and farm trucks) and ... roadway will help decrease the risk of collisions.  When approaching from the rear, watch for signals from ...

  3. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/u-pick-apple-orchard-safety

    see your farm income improving, you are also seeing you have added a lot of additional risk because ... they pick by hand.  Typically, this is a positive experience for the visitor but there are some risks ... Visitor Risks to Consider Unstable Footing Areas:   Loose apples on the ground Uneven areas in orchards ...

  4. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    mufflers and catalytic converters from other vehicles driving in the field can pose a risk to the dry field ...

  5. DeviceReady: Managing Your Online Presence

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/events/deviceready-managing-your-online-presence-0

    program is free to Pickaway County Chamber Members and $50 for non-members. Registration can be found at  ...

  6. Hardin County Champion Carcasses Evaluation Results

    https://hardin.osu.edu/news/hardin-county-champion-carcasses-evaluation-results

    a high choice quality grade.  The grand champion steer had a 16.1 square inch ribeye area with 0.2 inches ... of back fat.  This steer graded a high select quality grade.  The reserve champion steer had yield ... evaluated by the carcass show judge. The carcass show illustrates the high quality of meat animals being ...

  7. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/store-pesticides-safely-and-securely

    pesticide storage from a risk perspective – risks to workers and pesticide applicators, other people, and ...

  8. Manure Pit Safety

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

    2 to 20 ppm will cause symptoms of nausea, headache, and dizziness.  H 2 S levels greater than 100 ppm ... communication helps reduce the risk and keep everyone safe. Manure pit gases are the biggest concern for health ... storage, can be toxic to both humans and livestock.  Hydrogen sulfide (H 2 S) gas is the biggest risk and ...

  9. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

    skin to the sun can lead to damage like tans or sunburns. That damage can increase our risk of ... index  here  , including on cloudy days. When the UV forecast is 3 or higher, be sure to apply sunscreen ... between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. These simple steps take only a few minutes of our time, but go a long way in ...

  10. Soybean Foliar Products

    https://hardin.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/soybean-foliar-products

    high pH or high organic matter such as muck soils, especially if soils are droughty. In dry soil ... a foliar fungicide, they will tank-mix a foliar insecticide. It is very rare that we reach economic levels ... of defoliation here in Ohio. Over the past several years, OSU tested foliar insecticide in 28 Ohio ...

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