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  1. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

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

    bearings/chains, and checking electrical connections should be part of the daily routine. Farmers may choose to do ... Eliminate static electricity.  A chain may also be mounted on the bottom of the machine to drag on the ... valuable equipment. Combine fires are often in remote locations where a specific address may not be ...

  2. Rural Roads in the Autumn

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

    where the operator may be turning before attempting to pass.  If preparing to meet a piece of equipment, ... watch for guardrails, mailboxes, and road signs that may prevent the operator from getting over far ... enough to meet safely. In this stage of harvest, lighting and marking on equipment and trucks may be ...

  3. It’s Time to Break Down the Stigma

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/it%E2%80%99s-time-break-down-stigma

    in your area. Seek out education on how to support others that may be walking through challenging ... support family, friends, or strangers going through a difficult time and may help prevent suicide. Mental ... reason it is important to talk about suicide, and how can we support those going through a mental health ...

  4. AgrAbility 30 Year Anniversary

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/agrability-30-year-anniversary

    assists farmers and other agricultural workers with disabilities by providing the resources and support ...

  5. Ever-Evolving Aspects of Cannabis Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-99

    the growth of state-bounded recreational and medical marijuana markets may impact the hemp industry in ... they may dictate the success or failure of the enterprise. Open field hemp growers in Ohio should ... constraints. Frost may not be an issue and supplemental light can be employed. Photoperiod, frost, and total ...

  6. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

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

    commodities that you sometimes may be lucky to break even on.  Not only are you selling the intended commodity ... about!  You may have more risk to add to the list than what is listed.   Now is the time to look at your ... first!  Overthinking safety is better than underthinking as that is when accidents may occur.  Have a great u-pick ...

  7. Mono-, Relay-, and Double-Crop Production Systems in Northwest Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-100

        2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 1 MC a  soybean Soybean 15 May 25, 2016 Oct. 14, 2016 May 6, 2017 Oct. 19, ... 2017 May 24, 2018 Oct. 24, 2018 2 MC red clover Red Clover Broadcast April 5, 2016 Oct. 8, 2016 March ... July 5, 2018 Soybean 15 May 25, 2016 Oct. 14, 2016 June 6, 2017 Oct. 19, 2017 May 29, 2018 Oct. 24, ...

  8. Tool-Based Analyses of Monthly Heating Costs for Protected Cultivation in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-98

    51.1/32.0 51.5/32.7 48.9/30.6 46.9/28.7 48.4/29.9 46.6/27.8 52.0/31.3 Apr 61.8/39.8 65.5/43.7 60.1/40.8 ... 64.1/42.2 64.5/42.9 62.2/40.6 60.4/38.9 61.5/40.3 60.3/37.9 64.6/41.0 May 72.3/50.4 74.5/53.7 71.1/51.4 ... 52.3/35.0 52.7/35.4 51.4/34.4 49.6/33.4 51.1/34.5 49.6/33/4 53.2/33.7 Dec 39.9/26.1 43.3/27.9 40.4/28.2 ...

  9. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    wild rabbits can seek burrows or other shaded areas, exhibition rabbits may be exposed to more direct ... income. A building that can be easily secured is more attractive for storage, so fair boards may not have ... fasteners.   If an existing livestock building has solid walls, then it may be possible to create openings to ...

  10. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    edges. Piles smaller than three feet cubed (27 cu. ft.; 3–4 ft. tall) have trouble holding this heat in ... constructed, to allow for direct contact of the materials with soil microorganisms. The following compost heap ... may have to be confined in bins that keep out animals such as raccoons, skunks, etc. City ordinances ...

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