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Participants learn rescue techniques during a demonstration at the 2018 South Central Task Force Homeland Security Conference in Harrisburg. Image: Stephen Brown
Farmer Saved Thanks to Rescuers Who Took Penn State Extension Training - News News
Farm emergency training provided by Penn State Extension is credited with saving a Pennsylvania farmer's life. More
Journal of Agromedicine “Leader in the Field” 2018: Dennis J. Murphy, PhD
Journal of Agromedicine “Leader in the Field” 2018: Dennis J. Murphy, PhD - News News
As a leader in agricultural safety and health, we can’t imagine anyone is more widely respected and deserving of this award than Dr. Dennis Murphy." By Barbara C. Lee PhD, Senior Associate Editor More
Reducing Risk When Entering a Confined Space Manure Storage
Reducing Risk When Entering a Confined Space Manure Storage - Videos Videos
This video describes basic questions about hazards associated with manure pits located beneath solid and slatted floor dairy barns that incorporates manure storage. More
Manure Storage Ventilation Demonstration: Slotted Floor Storage
Manure Storage Ventilation Demonstration: Slotted Floor Storage - Videos Videos
A scale model is used to show risks of working in an empty manure pit without taking at least four simple precautions to ensure safe entry. More
Manure Storage Ventilation Demonstration: Solid Covered Storage
Manure Storage Ventilation Demonstration: Solid Covered Storage - Videos Videos
Foolish Freddie demonstrates the proper approach to working in and around manure storages. Sensible steps that must be taken to assure safe entry and working conditions are shown in scale model manure storage. More
Fourth generation dairy farmer Philip Dean is shown alongside automatic takeoffs, which he received with help from AgAbility. Photo by Abbie Spackman
USDA-NIFA Funding Supports Farmers With Disabilities, Youth Safety Programs - News News
Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has been awarded funding for programs to help prevent serious injuries and to provide assistance to those farming with disabilities. More
Researcher Aims to Limit Technology-based Distractions Researcher Aims to Limit Technology-based Distractions - News
Serap Gorucu, researcher at PSU, recently discussed youth ag safety at the “Technology-based Distractions in Farming Youth” seminar December 6 at Marshfield Clinic Research Institute. More
What the Department of Environmental Protection Wants You to Know What the Department of Environmental Protection Wants You to Know - News
Agricultural plastics generated on a farm or business are a form of residual waste, as defined in the Pennsylvania Code, Title 25, Section 287.1. More
Assessing Biomass Processing Fire Hazards
Assessing Biomass Processing Fire Hazards - Videos Videos

Assessing Biomass Processing Fire Hazards

Douglas Schaufler, Ph.D., P.E.

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Biomass production and processing may introduce fire hazards that are not usually found in traditional commodity crop production. More
Michael Pate has been named Nationwide Insurance Associate Professor of Agricultural Safety and Health in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences
Pate named Nationwide Insurance Associate Professor of Agricultural Safety - News News
Michael Pate has been appointed Nationwide Insurance Associate Professor of Agricultural Safety and Health in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. More
Dr. Connie Baggett presented the awards on stage to Nina, Nick and Kennedy.
AgrAbility Recognizes Winners of Bridging Horizons Contest - News News
Cumberland Valley, Central Columbia, and Columbia-Montour A.V.T.S. are winners in the Bridging Horizons Contest which promote success for farmers and their families with disabilities. More
Pictured: U.S. Rep Thompson with AgrAbility PA staff members Kendra Martin and Dr. Connie Baggett
Assistive Technology Matters: Gather in Washington, D.C. to Inform Legislators - News News
AgrAbility PA joined the National AgrAbility Project for a day of informing legislators, staffers, and legislative aides about the important and necessary role of assistive technology. More
Todd Zimmerman with the 3-ton bulk feed bin.
Improved Workflow Enhances Farm Living - News News
Todd Zimmerman knows about the benefits of working with an occupational therapist (OT) to ease his pain and better his workflow around the farm. More
Tabletop Demonstrations
Tabletop Demonstrations - Videos Videos
Learn about the our Ag Safety demonstrations and lesson plans that are available to educators. These demos are an excellent teaching tool for youth and adults about Ag Safety on the farm. More
Calibration How Tos: How to Calibrate a Backpack Sprayer
Calibration How Tos: How to Calibrate a Backpack Sprayer - Videos Videos
This video provides you with techniques to properly calibrate your backpack sprayer. More
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