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  1. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    preventative action and be prepared. Dee Jepsen, Extension State Safety Leader, can be reached at 614-292-6008 ... injuries and property damage include: preventative maintenance and pre-planning for fire emergencies.  Ohio ... A second extinguisher (20-pound ABC) is recommended to be mounted on the outside of combines where it is ...

  2. Weather Update: Fall Weather Finally Arrives

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/weather-update-fall-weather-finally-arrives-0

    back closer to seasonal norms sparked several tornadoes across the state as well. The most significant ... Thursday night. Behind this front, breezy, cooler, and drier conditions will move back into the state ... the Buckeye State until this past Saturday. Most stations across Ohio have recorded their warmest ...

  3. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/store-pesticides-safely-and-securely

    pesticide storage shed may not be marked on the outside to prevent it from becoming an “attractive ... Mary Ann Rose, Ohio State University Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program The beginning ... prevent contamination of the PPE before you even wear it! Protecting the environment.  Potential ...

  4. Becoming a Certified Crop Adviser and Exam Prep Options

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/becoming-certified-crop-adviser-and-exam-prep-options

    benchmark for agronomists in the United States and Canada. To become certified, individuals must have a mix ... registration deadline is January 5, 2022. You can schedule for one or both exams today at ... https://www.certifiedcropadviser.org/exams/. Ohio State University Extension has provided an annual in-person review course for several years. ...

  5. Prevent Plant Winter Wheat…What To Do With Your Seed

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-plant-winter-wheat%E2%80%A6what-do-your-seed

    Protecting this seed from insect infestation can be difficult because of what it is typically stored in and ... Storcide II (chlorpyrifos-methyl + deltamethrin) is registered for use on small grains such as wheat. It is ... IMM caterpillars. If the wheat seed is being stored in a grain wagon, the wagon could be covered with ...

  6. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    combines during harvest. It is certainly not uncommon to see dust during harvest as fragments of dead, dry ... than usual. One possible explanation for this could be the fact that leaves in several corn fields died ... contact with smooth skin. Facial hair, eyeglasses and certain dental appliances can prevent the mask from ...

  7. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/alternative-options-farm-grain-storage

    keeping grain dry and cool. That means it must be dry and cool going into the storage facility. Aeration ... The best course of action to prevent damage is to hire a structural engineer to ensure proper support ... for signs of misalignment. These could signal damage and indicate areas where the structure may fail ...

  8. Confined Space

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/confined-space

    Spaces FARM Workforce Development Safety Reference Manual 2019 Liquid Manure fact sheet Manure Pit ... Confined Space video Manure Pit Safety-- Safety Through the Seasons Newsletter article Gas Hazards in ...   Resources for Confined Space Safety Research and Extension Agenda for Agricultural Confined ...

  9. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/u-pick-apple-orchard-safety

    operation.     Orchard Ladder Safety- AEX-591.7.10,  Ohio State University Extension ... Health Center https://deohs.washington.edu/pnash/orchard-injuries   Food Safety Considerations in Vermont ... By J.T. Benitez, OSU Extension, ANR Educator Butler County Late summer into autumn means it is ...

  10. Jack Frost Will Bite Soon- Precautions for Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/jack-frost-will-bite-soon-precautions-feeding-frosted-forages

    Johnsongrass Shattercane Chokecherry Black cherry Elderberry It is always a good idea to check areas where wild ... cherry trees grow after a storm and pick up and discard any fallen limbs to prevent animals from grazing ... of the animal, causing it to die of asphyxiation. Before death, symptoms include excess salivation, ...

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