Stay safe and protect those around you by using best practices while handling beef cattle, including animal handling tips, biosecurity and safely making and handling large hay bales.
Dan Hofstetter, Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D., Michael Pate, Ph.D.
Gas monitoring is always recommended when working around toxic gases such as hydrogen sulfide. Fortunately, affordable portable personal gas monitors are available for on-farm use. More
2 hours, 30 minutes
If you visit farms, this online course will teach you best biosecurity practices and etiquette for keeping farms, animals, and people safe and productive. More
This online course about raising beef cattle covers breeds, establishing facilities, nutrition and reproduction, and marketing and finances. More
Manure gas deaths keep occurring around the world. What can we do to make manure handling safer? More
Shortage of labor and the need to rapidly harvest hay in its prime condition continues to increase the use of large package hay balers. More
Every year, hundreds of accidents occur on the farm whether it’s caused by livestock, tractors, machinery, or mistakes. More
Many farm people have never stopped and actually analyzed why animals behave as they do and, more importantly, what this behavior may mean to their own personal safety. More
This article discusses ways to avoid illness when handling animals or visiting exhibitions or farms. More