Roadway Transport Safety of Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks
Dee Jepsen, Associate Professor, Agricultural Safety and Health As Anhydrous nurse tanks start rolling to the fields, roadway safety becomes a priority. This is a review of Ohio’s regulations to protect the transporter and the public. ...
Severe Weather on the Farm
Wayne Dellinger, ANR Educator Union County Being aware of weather conditions is nothing new to farmers. Weather is what dictates everything from when fieldwork can be done to how well crops yield. Severe weather awareness is an old topic that sometimes ne ...
Vomitoxin in Corn Grain Bins
Mark Badertscher, OSU Extension, Hardin County ANR Educator; with information from Pierce Paul, OSU Extension, Corn & Wheat Disease Specialist and Dee Jepsen, OSU Extension, Associate Professor and State Agricultural Safety Leader. Currently there is ...
Pull the Strings Before Working Around the Bin
Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator The Week of February 21st is recognized as grain bin safety week. Many producers will be working in or around grain storage structures to fulfill marketing contracts or sell their 2020 crop to pu ...
Using Heat Lamps: Proceed with Caution!
Sabrina Schirtzinger, ANR Educator Knox County As temperatures get cold livestock owners search for ways to keep their livestock warm. Often livestock owners are in a hurry and think hanging a heat lamp will be temporary. In a hurry they quickly hang the ...
Is it pandemic fatigue, winter blues, or Seasonal affective disorder?
Laura Akgerman, Disability Services Coordinator / Ohio AgrAbility Coordinator It’s wintertime. The temperatures are cold, the days are short, and the nights are long. You have work to do, but you just don’t feel like doing it. The good news is that the sh ...
Agriculture is one of the most hazardous industries in the U.S. affecting a wide demographic. The diversity of audience groups is reflective of the fact that agriculture does not have occupational restraints like other industries, especially regarding wor ...
Winter Weather Preparedness on the Farm
Wayne Dellinger, ANR Educator Union County With the turn of the calendar year coming off a year with a record setting number of tropical storms, what should we expect for early 2021? OSU Extension Climate Specialist Aaron Wilson and most others agree tha ...
Avoiding the Emergency Room This Winter
Richard Purdin ANR/CD Educator Adams County Winter is here and with winter comes inclement weather, unfortunately farmers and ranchers must tend to their chores no matter what mother nature may throw at them. The farm is filled with hazards and risk for s ...
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