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Farm Hazard Hunt Display
Farm Hazard Hunt Display - Articles Articles
This Demo will show many sources of farm hazards. Discussion of hazard prevention, developing a strategy to deal with potential hazards, and responding to injuries or fatalities from farm hazards. More
Online Ventilation Tool
Online Ventilation Tool - Articles Articles
The online tool is designed so pit designer/field engineers can predict how confined-space manure storage needs to be ventilated before it is safe to enter. More
Common Sense Fencing for Horses
Common Sense Fencing for Horses - Articles Articles
Is the fence visible? Any fence type to be safe and reliable requires planning and proper instillation. More
2010-2014 Pennsylvania Farm Fatalities Summary 2010-2014 Pennsylvania Farm Fatalities Summary - Articles

2010-2014 Pennsylvania Farm Fatalities Summary

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

Summaries of farm fatalities and crash incidents involving farm vehicles help to identify hazards and risks associated with production agriculture. More
2015 Pennsylvania Farm Fatal Injury Summary 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Fatal Injury Summary - Articles

2015 Pennsylvania Farm Fatal Injury Summary

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

Annual summaries of farm fatalities help identify hazards and risks associated with production agriculture. More
Are Your Cows Taking a Vacation?
Are Your Cows Taking a Vacation? - Articles Articles
Too much time away from their pen can cause a deficit in cows' daily time budget. More
Organic poultry house with sidewall eave and ceiling inlets.
Inlets for Mechanical Ventilation Systems in Animal Housing - Articles Articles
Properly designed and functioning ventilation inlet openings are key for achieving comfortable, fresh air conditions in farm animal housing. More
Ventilation Improvements for Veal Calf Housing
Ventilation Improvements for Veal Calf Housing - Articles Articles

Ventilation Improvements for Veal Calf Housing

Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D.

This article explains how adding a second and third large baffle inlet assembly to a 50-calf room can provide hot weather ventilation. More
Horse Stall Design
Horse Stall Design - Articles Articles

Horse Stall Design

Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D.

The stall is the basic functional unit of a horse stable or shelter by providing a suitable environment for the horse and handler. More
Examples of pull tube with pump for gas concentration detection.
Ammonia Monitoring in Barns Using Simple Instruments - Articles Articles

Ammonia Monitoring in Barns Using Simple Instruments

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. More
Getting the manure out of a stall is only the beginning of manure management.
Horse Stable Manure Management - Articles Articles

Horse Stable Manure Management

Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D.

A complete manure management system involves collection, storage (temporary or long term), and disposal or utilization. More
Silo Fire Decision Trees
Silo Fire Decision Trees - Articles Articles
Decision trees and recommendations for firefighters to address silo fires. More
Never Too Early to Think Heat Abatement
Never Too Early to Think Heat Abatement - Articles Articles
Get ready for summer heat before it gets here, because we know it is coming. More
Tunnel Ventilation for Tie Stall Dairy Barns Tunnel Ventilation for Tie Stall Dairy Barns - Articles
Tunnel ventilation is a special summer system that provides a combination of high air exchange rates and high-speed air flow over cows to help remove body heat during hot weather. More
Calf and Heifer Housing
Calf and Heifer Housing - Articles Articles
Good calf and heifer housing facilities can help provide well-grown replacement animals ready to enter the milking herd at 24 months of age. More
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