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  1. 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%94-information-help-farmers-and

    sandwiches made with whole grain bread may help lower your risks of health problems, such as heart disease, ... at 740-942-8823 or  maiorano.2@osu.edu. This column is provided by the OSU Extension Agricultural ...

  2. Rural Roads in the Autumn

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    be considered when it comes to roadway safety in agricultural communities.   Agritourism and fall ... colors have brought more urban traffic to rural areas this time of year, and farm equipment and trucks ... motor vehicles unfamiliar with their presence leads to an increased risk of incidents on local roadways. ...

  3. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/u-pick-apple-orchard-safety

    see your farm income improving, you are also seeing you have added a lot of additional risk because ... they pick by hand.  Typically, this is a positive experience for the visitor but there are some risks ... Visitor Risks to Consider Unstable Footing Areas:   Loose apples on the ground Uneven areas in orchards ...

  4. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

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

    pesticide storage from a risk perspective – risks to workers and pesticide applicators, other people, and ... including unacceptable exposure to pesticides, cross contamination of pesticides, and the potential for ... prevent contamination of the PPE before you even wear it! Protecting the environment.  Potential ...

  5. October 2021 Highlights

    https://fst.osu.edu/newsletter/food-science-and-technology-news/october-2021-highlights

    Advisory Board. The NAREEE Advisory Board provides feedback to the Secretary of Agriculture, to USDA’s ... and agricultural research, education, extension and economics priorities and policies. The Advisory ... Board also provides reports and recommendations to the appropriate agricultural committees of the U.S. ...

  6. Balasubramaniam appointed to USDA Science and Research Advisory Board

    https://fst.osu.edu/news/balasubramaniam-appointed-usda-science-and-research-advisory-board

    NAREEE Advisory Board provides feedback to the Secretary of Agriculture, to USDA’s Research, Education, ... and Economics (REE) mission area, and to land-grant colleges and universities on food and agricultural ... reports and recommendations to the appropriate agricultural committees of the U.S. Congress. In addition ...

  7. AgrAbility 30 Year Anniversary

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/agrability-30-year-anniversary

    Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering since 2009, and works with farmers across the ... States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA NIFA). AgrAbility ... assists farmers and other agricultural workers with disabilities by providing the resources and support ...

  8. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

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

    mufflers and catalytic converters from other vehicles driving in the field can pose a risk to the dry field ...

  9. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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    traveling or enjoying some outdoor activities, many people might encounter animals in either an urban or ... have been contaminated. Examples include aquarium tank water, pat habitats, chicken coops, barns, ... plants, soil, and pet food/water bowls. Vector-borne – Being bitten by a tick, mosquito, or flea. ...

  10. 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

    challenge in effort to prevent a future suicide.  How is this affecting our community? The agricultural ... OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team.  agsafety.osu.edu. ...

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