Our Ohio Weekly

Our Ohio Weekly shares the story of Ohio agriculture and Ohio Farm Bureau. Each week, this radio program and podcast features guests who represent leaders in agriculture, government, academia and the food industry, among others. Host Ty Higgins talks to interesting guests and brings the story of Ohio agriculture to life by featuring Farm Bureau members and staff who are working hard all across Ohio.



National Grain Bin Safety Week

It is no secret that agriculture is a hazardous occupation. From large equipment to heavy loads to unpredictable livestock, there is the possibility for an accident around every corner. This week is National Grain Bin Safety Week and Ty visits with experts from Ohio State for some tips to help minimize grain entrapment situations. 00:00 - Dee Jepsen and Lisa Pfieffer with Ohio State and Jason Berkland with Nationwide talk about grain bin safety and Nationwide's Nominate Your Fire Department contest, awarding local fire departments life saving technology and training for grain bin entrapment. 23:50 - FarmHer Founder Marji Guyler-Alanis shares her story To The Beat of Agriculture. 32:20 - Ohio Farm Bureau's Roger High and Amy Milam talk about new Coyote hunting and trapping proposals from ODNR. 42:00 - Ashland, Holmes, Medina and Wayne County Farm Bureaus share how a new grain bin safety facility will be utilized by first responders from all over the country.


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