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  1. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

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

     Keeping machinery well maintained plays a large role in preventing fires from these sources. Cleaning up ... spills, blowing off chaff, leaves, and other plant materials on a regular basis, proper lubrication of ... plan in place and discuss it with the other workers or family members.  Knowing what to do in the event ...

  2. Rural Roads in the Autumn

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/rural-roads-autumn

    clean and functional.  Using escort vehicles in both the front and rear may increase visibility and keep ... also prohibited and efforts should be made to keep to a minimum or have a plan in place to clean off ...

  3. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

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

    Agricultures “Clean Sweep” events held in July or August each year.  For pesticide containers, follow the ... pesticide containers are leaking, transfer the pesticide to a cleaned, recycled pesticide container or other ...

  4. Ever-Evolving Aspects of Cannabis Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-99

    practices and the use of biopesticides. Pristine sanitation and rigorous scouting programs are key in ... diseases. Sanitation and scouting programs become more relevant as the number of registered crop-protection ...

  5. It’s Time to Break Down the Stigma

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/it%E2%80%99s-time-break-down-stigma

    events this month. Check with your local  mental health and recovery board  to see what may be going on ...

  6. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    pesticides and chemical fertilizers in your yard. Healthy plants help clean the air, conserve soil, and ... compost should be 50 to 60% on a total-weight basis. Extremes of sun or rain can adversely affect this ... ash, fertilizers, etc., on the basis of feedback from your county extension educator or county master ...

  7. Hydrothermal Carbonization: Upgrading Waste Biomass to Char

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6622

    The overall yield of hydrochar, on a dry basis, was 61%. The overall heat requirement for the HTC ...

  8. Disinfection in On-Farm Biosecurity Procedures

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-8

    First, most disinfectants won’t work if the surface to be disinfected isn’t clean (presence of organic ... very useful to clean porous surfaces. Organic materials such as soil, plant debris (like straw), milk, ... the concentrations usually used on clean surfaces. In addition, even “hard” water can reduce or ...

  9. Freezing Meat, Poultry and Game

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5334

    are butchering or slicing any type of fresh meat, it is essential to have a clean and sanitized work ... area. Regular cleaning and sanitizing of the equipment, utensils and work surfaces reduce the ... cutting boards can be used. Nonporous surfaces are easier to clean and sanitize. Wash them in hot, soapy ...

  10. Tips for Calibrating Grain Yield Monitors—Maximizing Value of Your Yield Data

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-8

    connections, and sensors for wear or damage. Ensure that wiring and harness connections are tight. For clean ... grain elevator-mounted moisture sensor units: Make sure the sensor is clean and not damaged. Clear the ... clean grain elevator of old grain and debris. Check to be sure the manual clean-out motor works on the ...

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