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  1. Effective Ways to Promote Ohio 4-H Camps

    Introduction  
  2. County-level 4-H Advisory Committees

    The 4-H Advisory Committee Role
  3. Is It Pine, Spruce, or Fir?

    Pine (Pinus spp.), spruce (Picea spp.), and fir (Abies spp.) are all types, or genera, of medium to tall (60-200 feet), evergreen, needle-bearing, cone-producing trees that have a conical or pyramidal shape. Collectively, they are called conifers because of their cone production. Conifers are commonly found growing in Ohio landscapes and several species are used as Christmas trees. To the casual observer, these trees look similar, but they belong to different genera.
  4. Working with Large Round Bale Equipment

    Objective: To know how to prevent possible incidents when working with large round bales and equipment. Trainer’s Note It is important to remember that these bales are very heavy and are able to roll. Informally discuss with employees how to accomplish work objectives safely. It will be helpful to review the module on tractor safety, cutter bar safety, and power-take off (PTO) with this discussion. Review the true or false quiz.
  5. Family Mealtime: Routines and Rituals

    Are there any routines in your life that make you feel happy, more aware, and balanced? For some, it may be activities such as yoga, or simply enjoying tea and reading the paper in the morning.
  6. Using Hay Harvesting Equipment Safely

    Objective: To be able to identify the hazards associated with hay harvesting and know how to prevent possible incidents. Trainer’s Note
  7. Trenching and Excavation Safety

    Objectives: To understand and practice safe trenching and excavation. Trainer’s Note
  8. Tractors and Highway Safety

    Objective: To use safe highway procedures for tractors. Trainer’s Note Incidents occur because highway safety precautions are not followed. It is difficult to avoid highway travel when going between farm sites. Discuss procedures for traveling on highways with agricultural equipment. Common sense and good judgment should be emphasized. Discuss driving safely on highways. Review the true or false quiz.
  9. Towing Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

    Objective: To learn the necessary safety precautions for towing anhydrous ammonia tanks. Trainer's Note
  10. Rural Transportation Programs and Their Benefits

    Did you know that Ohio’s county and local governments can play a critical role in strengthening community transportation resources and providing public transportation options?

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