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  1. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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

    grassy waterways, and roadside ditches. Mowing road banks or field edges is a good practice to help ... can be a very dangerous chore due to many risk factors-- steep topography, operating along roadways, ... propelled objects, and various moving equipment parts. Before hopping in the tractor, here are some steps to ...

  2. Hay Baler Safety

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

    speed will help eliminate possible breakdowns and injury. If service is needed, the operator must ... disengage all power, shut off the engine, and wait for the flywheel and all other moving parts to stop ... someone is working on the machine, never allow anyone to turn the flywheel. Moving parts can easily injure ...

  3. Conversation De-escalation

    https://darke.osu.edu/events/conversation-de-escalation

    Conversation De-escalatiion Lunch and Learn Series Friday, July 30, 12 Noon Join guest speaker, ...

  4. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    a story about the summers he spent helping bale hay at his uncle’s farm. He and his cousins would spend ... the effects of the sun, we begin sweating to help cool off and control internal body temperature. ... with a high water content. Many types of fresh produce are in season right now and make great snacks or ...

  5. Manure Pit Safety

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

    are present provides a visual warning and helps alert people to the risks in the area. Producers and ... 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 ...

  6. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    the next generation to be a part of the operation. A significant safety factor lies with the child’s ... (2014) “About every three days a child on a U.S. farm dies from an agriculture-related incident. Every ... a preventive measure to help farm families record the age-appropriate tasks for the child(ren). “Job Safety ...

  7. 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

    Leader Weather conditions have helped Ohio wheat fields mature – but these same conditions can lead to an ... pre-planning for fire emergencies.  Ohio ranks fourth in the nation for combine fires. Other states leading the ... connections should be part of the daily routine. Farmers may choose to do their daily maintenance in the ...

  8. 2021 Project Presentation and Evaluation Day

    https://darke.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/2021-project-presentation-and-evaluation-day

    Friday, July 16. OHIO STATE FAIR NON-LIVESTOCK JUDGING INFORMATION Statewide level 4-H project evaluation ... information as part of the State Fair 4-H Guidebook: PLEASE NOTE: Masks are strongly recommended for those who ... have large projects may have two adults to help them bring their project into the building. All youth ...

  9. 4-H Club News Reports

    https://darke.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/eclover-darke-county-4-h-news/4-h-club-news-reports

    Looking for news about what each 4-H club in Darke County is doing?  You've come to the right ... place!  This page features news reports from 4-H club meetings.  News reports have all the latest ... information about each club and their activities. If your club would like to have its news reports featured on ...

  10. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/can-animals-spread-disease-humans

    What are some ways to help prevent the spread? The AgriSafe Network states that farmers, farm ... employees, and youth livestock exhibitors have higher levels of risk for contracting zoonotic diseases ... to both youth and adults help address the issues of food safety which includes a link to biosecurity, ...

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