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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. Chow Line: Pumpkin-carving the safe way to avoid injury

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-pumpkin-carving-the-safe-way-avoid-injury

    Lobb said. Once you’ve chosen the pumpkin, it’s important to know how to hold it, to avoid injury when ... according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Additionally, 44% of Halloween-related injuries ... just one way to avoid musculoskeletal injuries.” To reduce the risk of injury, safety experts with the ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Ohio State packs, delivers 188,300 meals to fight food insecurity in northeast Ohio

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-packs-delivers-188300-meals-fight-food-insecurity-in-northeast-ohio

    safety and physical activity. This project was a collaboration by Ohio State’s Office of Student Life, ... teaching our students and staff that land-grant mission of serving our state.” “It’s also teaching our ... families in northeast Ohio last week as part of an effort by more than 500 volunteers from The Ohio State ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Law adds hurdles to new solar and wind farms

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/law-adds-hurdles-new-solar-and-wind-farms

    also could make it more difficult for people interested in leasing their land to an energy company for ... state, Ohioans now have more influence over what, if any, land in their communities will be used for wind ... or solar farms. A new state law (Senate Bill 52) that went into effect Oct. 11, allows county ...

  8. American Farm Bureau County Activities of Excellence- Steve Lyon, Elizabeth Schuster, Brian Gwin, Melinda Hill, Trevor Hunt, Shoshanah Inwood, Lindsay Shoup

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/recognition/american-farm-bureau-county-activities-excellence-steve-lyon-elizabeth-schuster-brian

    from the Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation (InFACT) at The Ohio State University. The ... seminar series was considered a success, with about 50 to 80 participants registering for each session ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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