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  1. Did you know Ohio ranks 4th in the U.S. for combine fires?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/did-you-know-ohio-ranks-4th-us-combine-fires

    Dee Jepsen, Associate Professor, Agricultural Safety and Health While many combines are parked and inactive over the spring months, a team of Ohio State University students are thinking about fire hazards that occur to these machines while they are harves ...

  2. Spring Pond Management

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/spring-pond-management

    Holmes County OSU Extension Educator, Dr. Gary Graham, recently put together this very informative and timely article on considerations for pond management as we make our way out of winter and into the warmer spring days. This past February has brought us ...

  3. 4-H’ers Getting Ready for Fair Starts Now

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/4-h%E2%80%99ers-getting-ready-fair-starts-now

    In barns and homes all across the United States, young people that are members of 4-H and FFA are starting to work on their Junior Fair projects.  During our Wayne County Fair in September, we see the culmination of months of hard work and preparation as ...

  4. Poison Hemlock and Alfalfa Stands

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/poison-hemlock-and-alfalfa-stands

    Control Poison Hemlock Now Every spring I notice pasture and hayfields that have been invaded by poison hemlock.  All parts of this plant are poisonous, and those toxic properties are not reduced when the plant gets incorporated into a hay bale or silage. ...

  5. Early Literacy Skills

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/early-literacy-skills

    We hear about the importance of education, which starts with early literacy skills like reading and writing. Literacy can also refer to understanding and using a variety of skills, like how to manage money, which is sometimes referred to as financial lite ...

  6. Roadway Transport Safety of Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/roadway-transport-safety-anhydrous-ammonia

    Dee Jepsen, Associate Professor, Agricultural Safety and Health As Anhydrous nurse tanks start rolling to the fields, roadway safety becomes a priority. This is a review of Ohio’s regulations to protect the transporter and the public. ...

  7. 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 farmers. Weather is what dictates everything from when fieldwork can be done to how well crops yield. Severe weather awareness is an old topic that sometimes ne ...

  8. BQA Certification

    https://wayne.osu.edu/events/bqa-certification

    Due to the level of demand for BQA certification and recertification training, Wayne County Extension will be offering a class on  April 7th  at the United Producers, Creston Livestock Auction grounds. The 1.5 hr evening class will start at  6:00 PM. This ...

  9. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    Wayne Dellingner, ANR Educator Union County Spring planting season will soon be under way across the State of Ohio.  After challenging planting seasons in recent years, farmers will be taking advantage of every window of opportunity to get seeds in the gr ...

  10. A Good Night's Sleep

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/good-nights-sleep

    With the time change, I’m really enjoying the extra daylight but I must admit, the sleep schedule was a little more challenging this year.  We know that studies show that when we get healthy sleep, it’s easier to eat well, move more, and be in a good plac ...

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