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  1. Safety Ideas within your Tax Bracket

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2015/injury-prevention/safety-ideas-within-your-tax-bracket

    be families and businesses looking for ways to reduce taxes by lowering their reportable annual ... For those small purchases, in comparison to the cost of office supplies, consider buying N-95 dust ... machinery.  An idea for grain bin facilities is to purchase a fall protection harness, available in roofing ...

  2. Safety and Health Topics for your Winter Programs

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2015/announcements/safety-and-health-topics-your-winter-programs

    specifically for your audience group, or feel free to select a topic from our “Most Popular List” below. The ... changing behaviors!  We look forward to scheduling in your area for the 2016 season. “Tractor and Equipment ... considerations need to be made when the public is invited to the farm for agritainment activities? “Noise on the ...

  3. Ohio's Dairy Industry is Turning it Around

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-1-issue-11/ohios-dairy-industry-turning-it-around

    this association to set the agenda for the dairy industry in Ohio, as opposed to being told what the ... forty stood-up to show their commitment to establishing a new association of progressive dairy producers ... in Ohio. The problem of a declining dairy industry is not new to Ohio. To address the issue, the ...

  4. Feed and Nutrient Pricing

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-6/feed-and-nutrient-pricing

    side, there were concerns for the cottonseed and its by-products from damages caused by Katrina. So far, ... there has been no measurable effect. Milk prices still are amazingly resilient to substantial increases ... experiencing strong returns in milk production. This should make for a nice Christmas among our family of dairy ...

  5. Risk Factors for Early Lactation Diseases

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/risk-factors-early-lactation-diseases

    focusing the control efforts on the agent is usually not enough. For effective mastitis control, we need to ... factors that are often interrelated work together in a complex network to impact the occurrence of ... a disease. These factors are called determinants of a disease or simply risk factors for a disease. They can ...

  6. Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-11-issue-2/management

    may be costing you up to $1.80/cwt of milk produced.  Find out how you can implement your own welfare ... reform program in your herd. Managing Debt to Preserve Future Profitability Dianne Shoemaker, Extension ... Dairy Specialist, OSU-Extension shoemaker.3@osu.edu Controlling costs has been the front-line attack for ...

  7. Warning Labels and Equipment Manuals can Help Reduce Injuries

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/april-2016/injury-prevention/warning-labels-and-equipment-manuals-can-help

    a section dedicated to safe operation and a review of the warning labels. Manufacturers use these items to ... equipment manual can be great tools for refreshing our memory of the hazards associated with the equipment. ... together or move passed each other to create a cut. Cut points happen when a single edge moves rapidly and ...

  8. Wet Conditions Increase the Chances for Pesticide-Contaminated Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-4/wet-conditions-increase-chances-pesticide

    been banned for approximately 30 years. Therefore, they should not present a risk of actionable ... weather. By understanding the conditions that contribute to the contamination of forages, the likelihood of ... an expensive incident can be reduced. Organochlorine pesticides were the first formulations to ...

  9. Towed Implement Lighting and Marking Recommendations

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/towed-implement-lighting-marking

    emblem on the tractor, the rearmost wagon or implement needs to have an SMV emblem in place. The Ohio ... Revised Code requires towed equipment to display the following lighting. The lighting is required sunset ... to sunrise or when there is insufficient light to render discernible persons, vehicles, and ...

  10. Nutrient Prices- Seasonal Increases, High Returns

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-7-issue-1/nutrient-prices-seasonal-increases-high-returns

    developed by Dr. Bill Weiss at O.A.R.D.C. in Wooster and are probably the best break-even figures to use for ... Federal Order 33 for the month preceding each column. The cost of providing the nutrients to support this ... changed little since November (Table 1). The average cost of energy is slightly higher due to the seasonal ...

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