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  1. Did you know Ohio ranks 4th in the U.S. for combine fires?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/did-you-know-ohio-ranks-4th-us-combine-fires

    Agricultural Systems Management students are seeking input from owners and operators of farm machinery. The ... approximately 12-15 minutes to answer. General questions are asked about the size of the farm operation and type ... maintenance plans in place for the equipment owned or operated by the farm.  The results will help target ...

  2. Roadway Transport Safety of Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/roadway-transport-safety-anhydrous-ammonia

    a nurse tank on a public roadway, carefully check: Running Gear – Inspect the farm wagon frame tongue, ... knuckles, wheels, tongues, or other applicable farm wagon equipment should be lubricated at least once every ...

  3. Springtime on Rural Roads

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/springtime-rural-roads

    period from 2009-2018 over half of the farm fatalities in Ohio were related to tractor use (OSU Extension ... Ag Safety & Health, Farm Fatality and Injury Database for Ohio).  Of these tractor related ... between farm units (farm equipment and farm trucks) and motor vehicles in Ohio was 380 (Ohio Department of ...

  4. Severe Weather on the Farm

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/severe-weather-farm

    and should not be used as shelters. Farms are also conducive to a great deal of flying debris whether ...

  5. Winter Wheat Stand Assessment and Fertilization

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/winter-wheat-stand-assessment-and-fertilization-0

    Some farms will keep a lower yield potential wheat crop because they need the straw for livestock ...

  6. Farm Transitions are Easier with Planning

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/farm-transitions-are-easier-planning

    Many of our farms in Ohio are family operated and owned. There is also a considerable expectation ... that the next generation will someday take over the family farming operation. This article will not ... address the specifics or offer a multi-step farm estate plan, but instead offers some general ...

  7. COVID-19 Resources for Farmers

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/covid-19-resources-farmers

    Operations During Covid-19 Navigating COVID-19 on the Farm Questions Regarding the Novel Coronavirus on Farms ... https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/stop-the-spread-of-germs-sp.pdf If you are sick-- Symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19)  ... https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/COVID19-symptoms-sp.pdf Older Adults  ...

  8. Fertilizer Costs Make Manure Look Better

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/fertilizer-costs-make-manure-look-better

    like the farming business is sometimes a long list of “the bad news.” Fortunately, farmers are quite ...

  9. Farm Office Live

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farmofficelive

    Join the OSU Extension Farm Office team for Farm Office Live, where we discuss the latest ... information helpful to running the farm office--including agricultural, tax, financial and other farm ... management law and policy issues. Register for all Farm Office Live webinars here Download April Slides Here ...

  10. Grain Bin Safety Week & IPM Scouting Program

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/grain-bin-safety-week-ipm-scouting-program

    Grain Bin Safety Week Farming consistently ranks as one of the most hazardous job occupations and ... according to the Ohio State University Extension Farm Safety and Health program, on average, 26 Ohio farm ... workers lose their lives to production agriculture each year. Grain bins present one of those farm hazards ...

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