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  1. Precision University: Combating Compaction

    https://champaign.osu.edu/news/precision-university-combating-compaction

    The fall of 2018 and spring of 2019 created some less than ideal conditions for field work leaving many farmers concerned with field compaction. This concern is justified as compaction can significantly reduce yields. Compaction has been a concern for man ...

  2. Dressing for Cold Weather

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/dressing-cold-weather

    Kent McGuire – CFAES Safety and Health Coordinator: It’s that time of year…Winter! Long exposure to cold, wet, and windy conditions can be dangerous even at temperatures above freezing. For outdoor workers it may be tempting to “tough it out” or “work thr ...

  3. Thoughtful Gifts for the Season

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/thoughtful-gifts-season

    Dee Jepsen – Agricultural State Safety and Health Leader: Safety is important year-round – giving gifts of safety is a thoughtful idea to show you care. Here are a few safety and health gift ideas to show your family, friends and employees how much you va ...

  4. The Silent Killer, Carbon Monoxide

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/silent-killer-carbon-monoxide

    Lisa Pfeifer – OSU Ag Safety and Health Education Coordinator: Ohio temperatures have dipped into winter and climbed right back out into early spring over these last few weeks, but temps are forecasted to flatten out on the colder side throughout the next ...

  5. December 2019

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019

    Ag Safety S.T.A.T. – Safe Tactics for Ag Today  is an electronic newsletter prepared by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety & Health Office. The goal is to provide seasonal safety news and activities that may be re-published in your own newsletters ...

  6. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Fitness for Farm Life – One stretch, 3 ways

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/ohio-agrability-action-fitness-farm-life-%E2%80%93-one-stretch-3

    Laura Akgerman, Disability Services Coordinator, Ohio AgrAbility Project: Farmers spend hours every day sitting, standing, carrying, lifting, pushing and pulling. Add in cold weather and it is natural to hunch your shoulders and back, just trying to stay ...

  7. Lifts for Tractors & Combines

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2019/lifts-tractors-combines

    Rachel Jarman – Ohio AgrAbility, Rural Rehabilitation Coordinator: Have you ever seen a person using a lift to get in and out of their vehicle at the local grocery store? Did you know that similar equipment is available for the ag industry? ...

  8. National Rural Health Day

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2019/national-rural-health-day

    Dee Jepsen – Agricultural State Safety and Health Leader: National Rural Health Day is Thursday November 21, 2019. This day brings attention to the unique challenges the rural communities face when it comes to health services and healthy people. This year ...

  9. November 2019

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2019

    Ag Safety S.T.A.T. – Safe Tactics for Ag Today  is an electronic newsletter prepared by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety & Health Office. The goal is to provide seasonal safety news and activities that may be re-published in your own newsletters ...

  10. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Fitness for Farm Life – Two Stretches for Harvest Season

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2019/ohio-agrability-action-fitness-farm-life-%E2%80%93-two-stretches

    Laura Akgerman, Disability Services Coordinator, Ohio AgrAbility Project: During harvest season farmers spend hours sitting – in combines, trucks, tractors –all that sitting can make you stiff and sore. Next time you are sitting in line at the elevator or ...

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