Beating
June 20, 2024

Beating the heat always a challenge on farms

 

Editor’s note: The following information is supplied by the OSU Extension Office.

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As we reach the middle of June, OSU Extension State Climatologist, Aaron Wilson has expressed concern for both human and livestock welfare as we approach our first heat wave of the season. With forecast highs in the mid to upper 90s and little cooling in the evenings in the coming week, steps need to be taken to ensure everyone stays cool and safe.

Looking at the numbers:

•On April 24, 2024 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), under the Department of Labor, presented a draft of the framework that addresses heightened efforts to keep workers safe in the h…

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