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  1. The Thriving Farmer — Information to Help Farmers and Their Families Make Healthful Choices

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/thriving-farmer-%E2%80%94-information-help-farmers-and

    breakfast calories to fuel them for the day. In other words, you will need additional energy to fuel you ... work-through-lunch option, but it could help warm up a wintry afternoon.  Sandwiches   By varying combinations of ... combinations. A salad, made with fruit, cruciferous vegetables, dairy, protein, and whole grains, can be ...

  2. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

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    fire extinguishers mounted on the combine.  A 10-pound ABC dry chemical fire extinguisher in the cab or ... ABC) is recommended to be mounted on the outside of combines where it is accessible from the ground. ... harvest crew. Don’t get caught thinking it can never happen on your farm.  Take preventative action and be ...

  3. Rural Roads in the Autumn

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    are still busy on roadways getting the harvest completed.  This combination of large vehicles and ... feet behind a tractor traveling 15 mph. Being aware and anticipating farm equipment actions on the ... colors have brought more urban traffic to rural areas this time of year, and farm equipment and trucks ...

  4. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

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    season on many agritourism farms across Ohio.  It is a time for visitors to make a trip out to the farm ... farm.  As a farmer, it is a great way to diversify your business and bring in a much higher farm income on ... piece of what life is like on a farm, learn where their food comes from and take home some fresh apples ...

  5. AgrAbility 30 Year Anniversary

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    Laura Akgerman, Disability Services Coordinator, Ohio AgrAbility Program and OSU Extension Ohio ... be on Facebook and Twitter posting stories, videos and resources about the farmers, staff, ... Virtual State Fair on  Facebook  or  Twitter .  Ohio’s AgrAbility Project  has been housed in CFAES ...

  6. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

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    nuisance,” this would not be appropriate on a farm with workers who need to know where hazardous materials ... Mary Ann Rose, Ohio State University Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program The beginning ... important to prevent harm to unauthorized users.   Protecting farm workers. While in some cases a small farm ...

  7. It’s Time to Break Down the Stigma

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    trainings. The farm stress team has developed a website with more information and resources on the topics of ... events this month. Check with your local  mental health and recovery board  to see what may be going on ... in your area. Seek out education on how to support others that may be walking through challenging ...

  8. National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021

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    kitchen table with family to discuss safety rules and the safety culture on your farm. Decide to tackle ... Farm Safety Yields Real Results September 19-25, 2021 National Farm Safety and Health Week is ... a time to turn the spotlight on far too overlooked practices in agriculture. Safety and health always ...

  9. Staying Safe in the Sun

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    stop to think about how amazing the sun is? It is a star that is tens of millions of miles away from ... earth, yet provides just the right amount of heat and light to support life on our planet. The sun plays ... photosynthesis that enables our crops to grow properly. Sunshine is critical for farm life, but like anything ...

  10. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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    What are some ways to help prevent the spread? The AgriSafe Network states that farmers, farm ... team are essential in preventing the spread of zoonotic disease. Quality Assurance programs delivered ... bites daily. Maintain accurate and current medical records. For more details and information on signs ...

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