Four FFA teams and four 4-H teams from across the commonwealth displayed a wealth of knowledge during the Pennsylvania State University Farm Safety and Health Quiz Bowl, held at the 2015 PA Farm Show on Wednesday, January 14.
Penn State researchers and extension educators aim to help farmers avoid accidents by focusing on safety. (Article begins on page 14)
Two large statewide agricultural expos will be held in January 2015 and both events will include agricultural safety and health activities.
New factsheet and article provides background and findings from on-farm monitoring of dairy farms using gypsum.
Safety in Agriculture for Youth (SAY) is a grant project funded by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute for Food and Agriculture to develop a sustainable and accessible national clearinghouse for agricultural safety and health curriculum for youth.
Safety and Health Management Planning for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers
Penn State University's Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering has released an online manure pit ventilation design tool.
Farm tractor fatality reports repeat themselves year after year.
Results of this years Quiz Bowl.
North Central Extension & Research Activity
2013 Report now available
As many as 7,000 children younger than 16 are injured in lawn mower accidents in the United States every year.
Safety in Agriculture for Youth (SAY), funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is aimed at developing a coordinated national approach to youth farm safety education.
Do you want to stay up-to-date with the Safety in Agriculture for Youth (SAY) Project?
What farmers are putting in their tank isn’t their same old diesel fuel anymore.
Dennis Murphy, distinguished professor of agricultural and biological engineering, has been named the first Nationwide Insurance Professor of Agricultural Safety and Health in the College of Agricultural Sciences.
The growth of USDA’s New and Beginning Farmer efforts have led to growth and flourishing of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and incubator farms.