Stay safe and protect those around you, using best practices, including ammonia monitoring and manure gas monitoring and safety, as well as manure storage hazards. Tips on farm biosecurity best practices and animal handling tips.
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If you visit farms, this online course will teach you best biosecurity practices and etiquette for keeping farms, animals, and people safe and productive.
By Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D.
This article describes simple relatively-inexpensive instruments for detecting ammonia gas concentration in animal housing to assure proper air quality.
Manure gas deaths keep occurring around the world. What can we do to make manure handling safer?
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.
Automated manure and waste water handling is most often accomplished by collecting and storing manure and waste in storages located directly beneath the animals or in a nearby containment structure.
A gas monitor with remote sampling enables measurements to be taken by workers located safely outside the storage facility.
By Davis E. Hill, Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.
Learn about when a person is discovered unresponsive in a manure storage pit and the best management practices farmers can take to avoid an emergency on their farm.
Every year, hundreds of accidents occur on the farm whether it’s caused by livestock, tractors, machinery, or mistakes.