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  1. Have No Fear..Honey Bee Swarms are Near

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/have-no-fearhoney-bee-swarms-are-near

    bees. There are many presentations posted as well for you to watch and learn about all things bees! Beth ... often go unnoticed because swarms do not stick around for very long, usually one to three days at most. ... a hive, it becomes crowded. The bees instinctively begin to nurture a new queen while preparing for the ...

  2. Deliver Your Hay to the Market Safely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/safety-through-seasons-2022/deliver-your-hay-market-safely

    will have to be loaded on a trailer or wagon of some sort and transported to the auction site. There ... moving vehicle sign (for wagons) and signal/warning lights work properly. Take time to adjust the braking ... forage producers have had a challenge to harvest forage crops at the proper timing to capture quality. ...

  3. Roadway Safety During Crop Scouting Activities

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/roadway-safety-during-crop-scouting-activities

    a field where there is semi access designed for vehicles. Pay attention to field conditions, i.e ... • Be cautious of fields that had recent spray applications and adhere to posted re-entry interval ... signage.   Roadway safety for agronomist scouts is an important component to keep injuries low and property ...

  4. CDL Update

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/cdl-update

    hauling questions for a program offered jointly to Delaware, Madison, and Union counties. The take aways ... (to go camping, not for a business) and show animals (non-business) are exempt from all requirements. ... https://farmoffice.osu.edu/our-library/roadway-and-equipment-law  or reach out to  your  local state highway patrol post with specific questions. ...

  5. When the Rain Won’t Let Up

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/when-rain-won%E2%80%99t-let

    stress. Though we can’t know for sure when the fields will dry up enough to plant, there are things you ... be feeling any type of anxiety or sadness. While you are waiting for the rain to pass this is a great ...   According to Aaron Wilson, Ohio State University Extension climatologist, there has been measurable rainfall ...

  6. Grain Bin Safety Week: Safety Assessment Questions

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/grain-bin-safety-week-safety-assessment

    for a site visit of your property and allow them to practice their rescue procedures at your facility. ... the lack of wayfinding on the farm the next time you leave the back door of the house to head for the ... Many first responders have no frame of reference for agriculture. A first responder that arrives to ...

  7. Winter’s Indoor Risk: Carbon Monoxide

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/winter%E2%80%99s-indoor-risk-carbon-monoxide

    Sabrina Schirtzinger, ANR Educator Knox County With colder temperatures we tend to spend more time ... indoors. For some winter may be when you clean up your shop/garage, finish a project or start a new one. ... in use.  Carbon Monoxide (CO) as a gas emits no color or odor and is very common in many U.S. homes, ...

  8. How to schedule the GRAIN C.A.R.T.?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/grain-cart/scheduling

    AWARENESS program for local farmers and agribusiness managers to teach them about the hazards associated ... following questions to help enhance the quality of your program. 1a. Are you interested in a GRAIN SAFETY ... with flowing grain, proper ways to enter a grain bin, and what can/should not be done in the case of an ...

  9. COVID-19 Resources for Farmers

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/covid-19-resources-farmers

    https://vet.osu.edu/sites/vet.osu.edu/files/documents/extension/COVID-19%20Handout_SPANISH.pdf   University of Minnesota Swine Disease Eradication Center Practical biosecurity recommendations ... https://vetmed.umn.edu/sites/vetmed.umn.edu/files/covid19_and_barn_recommendations_-_spanish.pdf   University of Nebraska Medical Center Infographic: COVID-19 and Health on the Feedlot  https ... A collection of resources for farmers to foster Safety & Health in the face of the ...

  10. On Thin Ice? Ice Safety Tips for Outdoor Activities

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/thin-ice-ice-safety-tips-outdoor-activities

    Ohio are finally freezing.  While these newly frozen surfaces seem perfect for winter outdoor ... 8 to 15 inches for cars or small trucks.  If the ice is old or covered by snow (also called “white ... safe.  The following ice safety tips are meant to be shared with those that venture outdoors and onto Ohio’s ...

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