New Chainsaw Safety Training Announced
November 29, 2016
In April 2017, L & E Stover Enterprises will hold their first SawBOSS course and will teach 8 participants the most effective chainsaw safety skills, provide teaching materials and instructional approaches, and certify instructors for 3 years.
NIFA Grants Focus on Youth Farm Safety and Agricultural Careers for People with Disabilities
November 16, 2016
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $832,830 in grants for two new projects, one that empowers veterans, older Americans and others with disabilities to pursue or maintain careers in agriculture, and another to deliver farm safety education to youth seeking employment or already employed in agricultural production.
First Aid Kits For Production Agriculture
November 11, 2016
The winter months are a great time to update or replace first aid kits for your farm operation. Expired items should be replaced and refilled with supplies that were used during the year.