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  1. Winter Raises Cold Stress Risk

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/winter-raises-cold-stress-risk

    January 15, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Despite cold temperatures, the activity of winter work may fuel ... serious cold stress injuries, including hypothermia, frostbite and trench foot, said Tamela Brown, ... critical," said Brown. The following are some of the more common cold stress injuries: • Hypothermia-- ...

  2. Fifteen New AgrAbility Fact Sheets Online

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fifteen-new-agrability-fact-sheets-online

    Prevention: Types of Cold Stress, AEX-981.13-11: Awareness of cold stress injuries associated with completing ... farm tasks in adverse weather conditions. Injury Prevention: Working in Cold Weather, AEX-981.14-11: ... this series of fact sheets is on helping farmers prevent injuries, including secondary injury, and how ...

  3. Farm Safety Round-Ups Celebrate 10 Years

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farm-safety-round-ups-celebrate-10-years

    education programs for farm kids, and injuries were on the rise,said Dee Jepsen, agricultural safety program ... injury prevention. At the state level, OSU Extension, Ohio Farm Bureau, Ohio 4-H Foundation and ... , disaster education and sun safety. For more information regarding the Farm Safety Round-Up program, see its ...

  4. Cold Snap Raises Concerns Over Corn Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cold-snap-raises-concerns-over-corn-crop

    April 26, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — A recent late season cold snap with accompanying freezing rain and ... agronomists say the crop is tougher than most would believe it to be.   "In regards to the freezing ... half-planted, it could very well be the earliest that the corn crop has been established. Agronomists generally ...

  5. Planting Delays? Read Special Edition of CORN Newsletter Now

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/planting-delays-read-special-edition-corn-newsletter-now

    they've worked with preventive planting, so we wanted to get as much information in the newsletter as ... Glen Arnold, editor of the CORN (Crop Observation and Recommendation Network) newsletter. According to ... been planted; normally the figure is 80 percent. Just 4 percent of soybeans were in the ground, ...

  6. Ag Rescue Demos at Farm Science Review Stress Farm Safety

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ag-rescue-demos-farm-science-review-stress-farm-safety

    preventing further injury or even death." The demonstrations emphasize the importance of ag rescue ... considering a career in fire fighting. In addition to the ag rescue demonstrations, the Safety Education Tent ... pickers, lead the pack each year in on-farm fatalities and injuries. This year's Ohio State University ...

  7. Nine New AgrAbility Fact Sheets Online

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nine-new-agrability-fact-sheets-online

    farmers prevent secondary injuries, although they include important safety information for any farmer. ... and productive can reduce risk of these injuries. Secondary Injury Prevention: Safety for Senior ... work-related injuries are caused by overexertion when lifting objects. Secondary Injury Prevention: Caught-in, ...

  8. OSU Extension Newsletter a Million Dollar Value

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-newsletter-million-dollar-value

    University Extension's Ohio Ag Manager newsletter as a farm management resource tool, according to an ... address the needs of its subscribers through research-based and educational information. The Ohio Ag ... Ohio Ag Manager newsletter editor. "Based on our calculations, our subscribers, as a whole, saved ...

  9. New Center to Promote Agricultural Safety and Health

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-center-promote-agricultural-safety-and-health

    maintaining a safe environment for its workforce, plan to promote agricultural safety and health through the ... work-related diseases and injuries. The institute is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... center, known as the Great Lakes Center for Agricultural Safety and Health. It is designed to serve ...

  10. With a Little Help Freeze-Damaged Plants Can Bounce Back

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/little-help-freeze-damaged-plants-can-bounce-back

    freeze damage from the recent cold snap, but steps can be taken to help plants bounce back to their lush ... a period of above-average 80-degree temperatures across Ohio. The change in weather set the stage for the ... potential for plant injury. "Obvious signs of injury to flower petals were visible within a few days. ...

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