Safety Videos from National Farmers Union
June 22, 2016
The National Farmers Union recently released 10 short Ag Safety videos. These videos are concise and relatively short with an average run time of 4 minutes. Video topics include general safety, PTO, rollover protection, ATVs, grain bins and augers, livestock, transporting equipment, handling chemicals, electrical safety, and behavioral hazards and child safety.
New Book Documents the Rise and Impact of Women in Agriculture
June 17, 2016
In "The Rise of Women Farmers and Sustainable Agriculture," the authors explore the societal changes that have empowered women to claim the farmer identity, describe barriers that are broadly encountered by women farmers, and posit that their innovative responses to these barriers are helping to redefine agriculture.