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  1. Palmer Amaranth: What It Is and What to Do Now

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-73

    that has become a devastating glyphosate-resistant weed problem in the South and parts of the Midwest ... over the past decade. It has caused substantial losses in crop yield and farm income, and a permanent ... increase in the cost of herbicide programs. Preventing additional Palmer infestations in Ohio is a primary ...

  2. Liquid Manure

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59193

    is capable of releasing large amounts of gases.  Ag Crops and Livestock Business and Land Ownership ... enters an enclosed manure storage or reception pit, without the proper respiratory equipment, the worker ... amounts of gases. Characteristics of Gases Produced in Decomposing Manure and Some of Their Effects Gases ...

  3. Safe Handling of Livestock Medications

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59163

         Ag Crops and Livestock Business and Land Ownership Farm Management agricultural tailgate safety ... Livestock medicines, vaccines, syringes, and needles should be stored in a clean, dry, frost-free, locked ... and clearly labeled cabinet. Medicines requiring refrigeration should be stored away from food in ...

  4. Color Coding

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59196

    Livestock Business and Land Ownership Farm Management agricultural tailgate safety training for operators ... identified. ALL EMPLOYEES should be familiar with the color coding system. Reassigned workers should learn the ... color codes in their new area. Review the true or false quiz. Background Below is the recommended guide ...

  5. Respirator Protection and Fit

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59132

    T F           Ag Crops and Livestock Business and Land Ownership Farm Management agricultural tailgate safety ... even in small concentrations such as manure or silo gases from a recently filled silo. They should not ... be used for contaminants for which they were not designed to handle or in oxygen deficient places. An ...

  6. Proper Calibration and Operation of Backpack and Hand Can Sprayers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-531

    for forestry and turf sprayers are discussed in two separate Ohio State University Extension fact ... walking speed. If needed, adjustments in spray pressure can also be done, but it may take larger changes ... is not practical, is to change the spray pressure. In the case of the example situation above, ...

  7. Lockout and Tagout

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59181

    Machinery that has not been locked out during repair can lead to incidents resulting in serious injury like ... locking out the power to the augers in grain bins whenever they must be entered. Lockout/Tagout ... Procedures  Notify all affected employees or workers that a lockout/tagout procedure is ready to begin. Turn ...

  8. Silo Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59151

    Livestock Business and Land Ownership Farm Management agricultural tailgate safety training for operators ... entanglement in augers, and silo gas inhalation. Silo gases are heavier than air and usually orange to yellow ... in color. They escape from the silo through chutes, cracks, and drains, usually within 48 hours of ...

  9. Protective Gloves

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59137

    hazardous chemicals, and some electrical shocks. Not every job requires gloves. In some cases, it may be ... lathes. If the glove got caught in the machinery it could pull the hand and arm in, causing amputation. ... dangerous chemicals causing the skin to burn. Using the correct glove reduces hazards in the work place. It ...

  10. No Riders on Farm and Lawn Equipment

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59117

          Business and Land Ownership Family and Youth Farm Management agricultural tailgate safety training for ... or become entangled in equipment, which could result in injury or death. Some ways to reduce the ... reduce hazards, alternative forms of transportation and changing job assignments. The majority of riders ...

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