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  1. Avoiding the Emergency Room This Winter

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/avoiding-emergency-room-winter

    Richard Purdin ANR/CD Educator Adams County Winter is here and with winter comes inclement ... throw at them. The farm is filled with hazards and risk for slipping and falling.  During winter, this ... of workplace injuries were caused by slipping and falling in winter weather conditions.  Precautions ...

  2. Pull the Strings Before Working Around the Bin

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/pull-strings-working-around-bin

    cold weather conditions. Winter clothing such as hooded sweaters also called hoodies have become very ...

  3. Organic Winter Webinars: Recordings Available

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/organic-winter-webinars

    Ohio State hosted a series of 14 organic webinars throughout the winter and early spring of 2021. ...

  4. Winter Weather Preparedness on the Farm

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

    weather is favorable to winterize equipment and buildings.  This is also a good time for routine ... long-term forecast is as important in the winter as it is in the Spring when trying to get crops in the ...

  5. Vomitoxin in Corn Grain Bins

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/vomitoxin-corn-grain-bins

    Mark Badertscher, OSU Extension, Hardin County ANR Educator; with information from Pierce Paul, OSU Extension, Corn & Wheat Disease Specialist and Dee Jepsen, OSU Extension, Associate Professor and State Agricultural Safety Leader. Currently there is ...

  6. Crop Insurance for Organic Growers: New to the Winter Webinar Series 2/24

    https://offer.osu.edu/blog/february-18-2021-1130am/crop-insurance-organic-growers-new-winter-webinar-series-224

    New topics have been added to our winter webinar series lineup. On February 24, we will host Kate Hansen, author of the recently released guide from the Center for Rural Affairs “Conversations from the Field: Crop Insurance for Organic Operations,” along ...

  7. Using Heat Lamps: Proceed with Caution!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/using-heat-lamps-proceed-caution

    Sabrina Schirtzinger, ANR Educator Knox County As temperatures get cold livestock owners search for ways to keep their livestock warm. Often livestock owners are in a hurry and think hanging a heat lamp will be temporary. In a hurry they quickly hang the ...

  8. Organic Winter Webinar: Organic weed control for the home or small plot

    https://offer.osu.edu/events/organic-winter-webinar-organic-weed-control-home-or-small-plot

    There’s no magic cure for weeds, but there are biological principles that can guide your approach to weed management and help you avoid chemical solutions. Cathy Herms, lab manager for the OARDC Weed Lab, will share tips on incorporating weed ecology to r ...

  9. Organic Winter Webinar: Remediation of post-industrial urban soils by organic management

    https://offer.osu.edu/events/organic-winter-webinar-remediation-post-industrial-urban-soils-organic-management

    The loss of manufacturing in a number of U.S. cities, particularly in the Rust Belt, along with the 2008 housing crash, has led to population loss and abandonment of a large number of properties and land area. Unfortunately, what did not leave was the leg ...

  10. Organic Winter Webinar: Management Practices That Impact Soil Health and Organic Matter

    https://offer.osu.edu/events/organic-winter-webinar-management-practices-impact-soil-health-and-organic-matter

    Soil health is at the heart of most organic farming. Ohio State soil researchers compared a huge volume of soil health test results and collected details on management practices to go with it. Christine Sprunger will share which practices appear to really ...

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