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  1. Stay Hydrated this Summer

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-hydrated-summer

    Sweating is obviously an important safety function, but it also uses the same water that our bodies need to ... water going out, it is easy to become dehydrated if we aren’t putting enough fluid back into our bodies. ... hours outside each day, working beneath the hot sun and becoming drenched in sweat. Being teenage boys, ...

  2. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    Ag Safety & Health, Farm Fatality and Injury Database for Ohio).  Of these tractor related ... Public Safety, Ohio Traffic Crash Facts).  Of these 380 incidents, 3 resulted in fatalities and 99 ... the State of Ohio.  After challenging planting seasons in recent years, farmers will be taking ...

  3. Take Action Against Combine and Field Fires

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/take-action-against-combine-and-field-fires

    Wayne Dellinger, ANR Educator Union County and Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety ... Two recommendations to prevent injuries and property damage include: preventative maintenance and ... outside of combines where it is accessible from the ground. It’s possible that one unit will extinguish ...

  4. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    clothing can help you avoid entanglement, injury to the eyes, hearing loss, and other physical injuries ... . Here is some suggested clothing: Close-fitting clothing Heavy boots Safety glasses Heavy textured ... and potential injury.   Additional resources are available at  ...

  5. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/keeping-next-generation-safe

    https://ag-safety.extension.org/age-appropriate-tasks-for-children-on-farms-and-ranches/. Murphy, D. (2014, June 20).  Children and Safety on the Farm. Penn State Extension.  ... participate in local farm and ranch safety activities.  Developmental Stages An article by Penn State ... a preventive measure to help farm families record the age-appropriate tasks for the child(ren). “Job Safety ...

  6. Packing School Lunches for Picky Eaters

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/packing-school-lunches-picky-eaters

    others, so what can be done to prevent it? Here are a few ideas adapted from the Harvard Health Blog and ... calories for healthy lunches. It’s more important to focus on getting a variety of healthy foods. Offer ... healthy foods and allow your child to pick. If kids are used to eating highly processed foods, it will ...

  7. (Backyard) Bird is the Word- Raise Your Own Little Chicks

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/backyard-bird-word-raise-your-own-little-chicks

    a broiler chick hatches to the time it can be enjoyed on the table is between six-eight weeks. If you order ... interesting point about this is vaccinated chicks need to be fed unmedicated feed to prevent a nulling effect ... waterer are also essential. If you can purchase them in red, do so, as it will attract the birds to them. ...

  8. Rain, Rain, Go Away, Right On Down the Ditch and Drain

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/rain-rain-go-away-righto-down-ditch-and-drain

    It’s not a surprise to anyone that last week was a little wet. Okay, maybe a lot wet. Most folks ... middle of the field. This is where proper field drainage comes into play to prevent loss of crops, ... ditches, or a combination of both. For those of you unfamiliar with tile, it is not the ceramic floor tiles ...

  9. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

    else, too much of a good thing could also be a bad thing. For example, working outside and exposing your ... stop to think about how amazing the sun is? It is a star that is tens of millions of miles away from ... more) to protect your ears, temples, and the back of your neck. Baseball caps do not protect these ...

  10. Upcoming Ag Events

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/upcoming-ag-events

    Upcoming Ag Events Presale Tickets for Farm Science Review They're here....Farm Science ...

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