Pennsylvania Farm Safety & Health Quiz Bowl State Finals Results
Posted: January 14, 2013
Cumberland County 4-H Team A. Pictured left to right are: team coach Duane Duncan; Andrew Pennisi, Farm Family Insurance; team members Nathan Repetz, Rachel Cohick; Dave Scott, Chief, Health & Safety, PA Depa
The quiz bowl is designed to motivate youth to increase their awareness and knowledge of agricultural safety and health issues. During the competition, students are asked a sampling of more than 1,000 questions. Categories include machinery, equipment and tools, occupational health, environmental hazards, pesticides and other chemicals, confined spaces, farm shops, special populations, and animals and livestock management.
Four teams each from 4-H and FFA competed in the Quiz Bowl State Finals at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show. The teams were winners from the semi-final contest held during Penn State’s 2012 Agricultural Progress Days. The Agricultural Safety and Health Program at Penn State University and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture manage the quiz bowl. Westfield Insurance, CNH North America, Inc., AgChoice Farm Credit, Mid-Atlantic Farm Credit and Farm Family Insurance Company sponsored the safety quiz event. Awards include a team certificate and prize money of $650 for 1st place; $550 for 2nd place, $450 for 3rd place and $350 for 4th place.
Winners of the 4-H Farm Safety and Health Quiz Bowl were: 1st place Cumberland County 4-H Team A; 2nd place Union County 4-H; 3rd place Snyder County 4-H; and 4th place Cumberland County 4-H Team B.
Winners of the FFA Farm Safety and Health Quiz Bowl were: 1st place Mifflinburg FFA; 2nd place Cumberland Valley FFA; 3rd place Midd-West FFA; and 4th place Chambersburg SHS FFA.