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  1. The Thriving Farmer — Information to Help Farmers and Their Families Make Healthful Choices

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    breakfast calories to fuel them for the day. In other words, you will need additional energy to fuel you ... Aheads Sometimes after dinner, you might have leftovers, which can be packed for next-day's lunch or ... frozen for another day. Similarly, planned overs, or intentionally making more food than one plans to ...

  2. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

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    combustion to occur when the machine is operated in the field. Birds and wildlife are known to make nests in ... down. Removing chaff at the end of the day will reduce the amount of debris available to spark a fire. ... ground while in the field. This decreases the buildup of static electricity. IF A FIRE BREAKS OUT, IT’S ...

  3. Rural Roads in the Autumn

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    difficult for the operator to see traffic coming from behind.  Watch for upcoming farm and field drives ... obscured with dust and field material or lightbulbs may have blown since checked prior to the season ... the windows for field work and makes conditions less than ideal.  While it may be more practical on ...

  4. It’s Time to Break Down the Stigma

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    Bridget Britton, Behavioral Health Field Specialist ANR September is National Suicide Prevention ... events this month. Check with your local  mental health and recovery board  to see what may be going on ... subscribe to the blog page for the most up to date information. Bridget Britton, Behavioral Health Field ...

  5. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

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    Agricultures “Clean Sweep” events held in July or August each year.  For pesticide containers, follow the ...

  6. National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021

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    day. To see the schedule and register follow the link,  ...

  7. Staying Safe in the Sun

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    index  here  , including on cloudy days. When the UV forecast is 3 or higher, be sure to apply sunscreen ... before heading out to work.  Apply sunscreen that is SPF 30 or higher before heading out for the day ...

  8. Hay Baler Safety

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    be made. Oftentimes wheat and hay fields that have more slope than row crops like corn and soybeans, ... a concern in late July and early August when there is still straw in the field and later cuttings of hay to ... and because of this, the fields can be rough or steep, making tractor and machinery operation ...

  9. Take Action Against Combine and Field Fires

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    Leader Weather conditions have helped Ohio wheat fields mature – but these same conditions can lead to an ... increase in fires to combine harvesters and crop fields. Unintentional fires are never an enjoyable event ... residue makes a ready source for rapid combustion to occur when the machine is operated in the field ...

  10. Stay Safe Watching Aerial Applications Over Farm Fields

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    a specialty service for fields that are in their advanced growing stages- where equipment can no longer pass ... Stay a safe distance away from the field where the aircraft is working. Do not stand on the edge of the ... field where you might encounter chemical particles. While these pilots are highly skilled, and use GPS ...

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