Safety Thru the Seasons 2023 Ag Safety S.T.A.T. – Safe Tactics for Ag Today is prepared by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety & Health Team. The goal is to provide seasonal safety news and activities that may be re-published in your own newsletter ...
Deliver Your Hay to the Market Safely
Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator Spring 2022 has been a wet spring and forage producers have had a challenge to harvest forage crops at the proper timing to capture quality. With all the delays farmers have still managed to har ...
Have No Fear..Honey Bee Swarms are Near
Beth Scheckelhoff, ANR Educator Putnam County Honey bee swarms are common this time of year. They often go unnoticed because swarms do not stick around for very long, usually one to three days at most. A honey bee swarm is a natural process of one hive sp ...
Roadway Safety During Crop Scouting Activities
Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety Leader Taking a drive through the countryside can be an enjoyable leisure activity. When you drive as part of your job, it takes on additional attention towards safety and roadway courtesy. For agronomis ...
Amanda Douridas, ANR Educator Madison County OSU Extension recently hosted State Highway Patrol officers and a local Sheriff’s Department to discuss the recent CDL changes and answer general farm hauling questions for a program offered jointly to Delaware ...
When the Rain Won’t Let Up
Bridget Britton, Behavioral Health Field Specialist Each morning when waking up recently it feels as though we look out the window and it is either raining or has rained overnight. Farmers are natural meteorologists and are in tune with what is going on w ...
OSU Extension's 2021 Year in Review
The results are in! OSU Extension ANR pushed for Ohioans to #LeanOnYourLandGrant to help them through a tumultuous and unpredictable 2021. A snippet of OSU Extension ANR's impact can be seen in the graphic below. We look forward to continuing our ...
Winter’s Indoor Risk: Carbon Monoxide
Sabrina Schirtzinger, ANR Educator Knox County With colder temperatures we tend to spend more time indoors. For some winter may be when you clean up your shop/garage, finish a project or start a new one. Carbon Monoxide poisoning is a concern when you are ...
Rural and Farm Stress
Rural and Farm Stress