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  1. Green Umbrella awarded a USDA Farm to School

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/green-umbrella-awarded-usda-farm-school

    of the region’s existing farm to school programs into a collaborative network for mutually ... Farm to School Curriculum Coordinator, launch a training program for cohorts of teachers to develop ... farms and farmers that grow the food we all depend on.” #foodpolicy #f2s #farm ...

  2. Hay Baler Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/hay-baler-safety

    someone is working on the machine, never allow anyone to turn the flywheel. Moving parts can easily injure ... windrows, into it. Instead, spread the material on the ground so the machine can pick it up.   Wear ... adjusting the bale ejector. No one should stand behind or work on the ejector while the PTO and engine are ...

  3. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    (2014) “About every three days a child on a U.S. farm dies from an agriculture-related incident. Every ... 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.  ... https://extension.psu.edu/children-and-safety-on-the-farm. Smith, R. (2014, June 2).  Farm-related childhood deaths are down, but still too many. Farm ...

  4. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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

    farm chores are complete, for many farmers this means cleaning up overgrown pastures, buffer strips, ... gloves Hearing protection   Mowing on Slopes Brush hogging usually involves working over rough or uneven ... control. Adjust rear and front tires to sit farther out, increasing stability on slopes. Wear a seat belt ...

  5. Summer of Cicadas Art Project Update

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/summer-cicadas-art-project-update

    for all of those who look on.   Presented by the Hamilton County 4-H Advisory Committee, the ... 7 to 10, 2021.   Visitors were able to vote for their favorite work of art.   To date more than 21 ... votes have been cast for the 10 works of art.   The next stop on the tour is the Hamilton County Fair at ...

  6. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    a story about the summers he spent helping bale hay at his uncle’s farm. He and his cousins would spend ... they would toss their sweat-soaked t-shirts aside each night and be amused when they tried to put on ... the summer puts a significant strain on our bodies. When our bodies warm up from physical exertion and ...

  7. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/can-animals-spread-disease-humans

    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 ...

  8. 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

    thinking it can never happen on your farm.  Take preventative action and be prepared. Wayne Dellinger, ANR ... plant materials on a regular basis, proper lubrication of bearings/chains, and checking electrical ... may also be mounted on the bottom of the machine to drag on the ground while in the field. This ...

  9. Summer Days Ahead: Don’t Ignore Heat Stress!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/summer-days-ahead-don%E2%80%99t-ignore-heat-stress

      www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/2019-03/trainer_guide.pdf Mary Ann Rose, Director, Pesticide Safety Education Program can be reached at (614) 292-4070 or  ... injuries.    Protect yourself, your family and farm workers by implementing preventive measures and knowing the ... information on symptoms and first aid measures, read the following resources: Heat Stress (factsheet) ...

  10. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    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 ... index  here  , including on cloudy days. When the UV forecast is 3 or higher, be sure to apply sunscreen ...

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