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  1. Willpower: Some Help with New Year’s Resolutions

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/willpower-some-help-new-year%E2%80%99s-resolutions

    Joseph Maiorano, PhD,  Family and Consumer Sciences,  OSU Extension, Harrison County  I imagine ... this brief article, I hope to help you better understand willpower. My goal is to help you keep your ... more-healthful foods, then you could substitute healthful for unhealthful foods in your pantry and refrigerator. ...

  2. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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

    Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator Summer is here and many of the spring ... help keep you safe while making your property a showplace! Check and Maintain Equipment Follow an ... the points of adjustment. Add weight to the front and rear end of the tractor to improve balance and ...

  3. Safe Equipment Operation During the Winter

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/safe-equipment-operation-during-winter

    Richard Purdin,  OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator When winter weather strikes it can ... on tractors and other farm equipment (especially older equipment). Take your time and operate at ... performance and longevity. Winter can be challenging. Safely operating and maintaining your equipment this ...

  4. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    Dee Jepsen,  Extension State Safety Leader and Wayne Dellinger, ANR Educator Union County Autumn ... IMPORTANT TO HAVE AN EMERGENCY PLAN IN PLACE: Call 911 or your local first responders at the first sign of ... season. Not having extinguishers ready when needed leads to a helpless feeling of watching one of your ...

  5. 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

    Wayne Dellinger, ANR Educator Union County and Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety ... increase in fires to combine harvesters and crop fields. Unintentional fires are never an enjoyable event ... in place: Call 911 or your local first responders at the first sign of a fire.  Don’t wait to know if ...

  6. Severe Weather on the Farm

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/severe-weather-farm

    Wayne Dellinger, ANR Educator Union County Being aware of weather conditions is nothing new to ... that may be taken that will improve chances of escaping injury: Lightning Lightning may strike many ... events. Similar to stray lightning, flooding may occur even in areas that have received no rain if there was ...

  7. 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%93-information-help-farmers-and

    the fuel you’ll need to be at your best. Joseph Maiorano, FCS Educator Harrison County can be reached ... Joseph Maiorano, OSU Extension, FCS Educator Harrison County Lunch: The Fuel You’ll Need Farmer, ... sandwiches made with whole grain bread may help lower your risks of health problems, such as heart disease, ...

  8. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    Kate Homonai, OSU Extension Educator, Family & Consumer Sciences, Vinton County Do you ever ... else, too much of a good thing could also be a bad thing. For example, working outside and exposing your ... then reapply every 2 hours while you’re out in the sun. You may need to reapply sunscreen more often if ...

  9. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/store-pesticides-safely-and-securely

    and end of the growing season are good times to assess your pesticide storage. It’s wise to view your ... the environment.  Let’s start with people who have no business being in your pesticide storage ... area!  Accidental poisonings to children and intentional tampering come to mind.  Keeping your pesticide storage ...

  10. Safe Handling of Livestock on the Farm and at the Show

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safe-handling-livestock-farm-and-show

    Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator As fair season rolls along many 4-H ... comes a feeling of accomplishment. No matter if you are raising your livestock for show or sell off the ... remember that livestock are not pets and should be handled with caution. Never let your guard down when ...

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