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How Can I Control Stormwater on My Property? - Articles Articles
Want to control stormwater on your property? There are many different things you can do. More
Tansparency Tube
FISH: Understanding Your Transparency Tube Measurements - Articles Articles
Part of the "First Investigation of Stream Health" activity. Transparency tubes are popular for use in stream monitoring programs. More
Bullfrog. Photo: Lesa Willis
FISH: Pennsylvania Frog and Toad Breeding Phenology - Articles Articles

FISH: Pennsylvania Frog and Toad Breeding Phenology

Jennifer R Fetter, Kristen Kyler

Part of the "First Investigation of Stream Health" activity. In central Pennsylvania there are three distinct periods in which potential species can be expected to begin breeding. More
Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow: Academic Standards
Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow: Academic Standards - Articles Articles

Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow: Academic Standards

Kristen Kyler, Jennifer R Fetter

The following is a list of current Pennsylvania Academic Standards addressed within the Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow curriculum. More
Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow: Adaptation
Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow: Adaptation - Articles Articles

Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow: Adaptation

Kristen Kyler, Jennifer R Fetter

Tips for using the Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow Curriculum at fairs and community events when time is limited. More
curriculum
Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow: Curriculum - Articles Articles

Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow: Curriculum

Kristen Kyler, Jennifer R Fetter

Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow is a hands-on stormwater education curriculum available from Penn State Extension and Pennsylvania 4-H. More
Photo: Diane Oleson, Penn State Extension
Landscaping Professionals: Working for Cleaner Water and a Cleaner Look - Articles Articles
Stormwater is the water that runs off of houses, streets, parking lots, and other hard surfaces during rain events. It has been identified as a major cause of water pollution. More
Volunteers plant a riparian buffer on Mill Creek,Lancaster County, Photo: Kristen Kyler, Penn State University
Lower Susquehanna Community Saving a Stream Using Trees - News News
Volunteers gathered on June 10th, at a family farm outside of New Holland along the banks of Mill Creek for a day filled with hard work for a good cause. More
Tractor Stabiltiy Simulator
Tractor Stability Simulator - Articles Articles

Tractor Stability Simulator

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

A trailer mounted tractor cab equipped with hydraulic lift. A simulation of tractor operation on slope up to 30 degrees. Participants are interviewed as to their perception of slope angle. More
National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program
National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program - Articles Articles
The National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program (NSTMOP) is a project of Hazardous Occupations Safety Training in Agriculture (HOSTA) for youth ages 14 and 15. More
Photo provided by the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH)
Fall Harvest Safety Tips - Articles Articles

Fall Harvest Safety Tips

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

With the urgency felt by farm families during the fall season, here are some safety reminders. More
Simplified hydrologic cycle of a residential lot. Source Virginia Cooperative Extension Publication 426-041, What is a Watershed?
Extension Unites to Create a New Bay Resource - News News
Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional (CBLP) certification program provides resources to help landscape professionals learn sustainable landscaping practices More
Pre-Operational Checks for Tractors
Pre-Operational Checks for Tractors - Articles Articles

Pre-Operational Checks for Tractors

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

New and experienced growers alike may often overlook the importance of regular equipment checks and maintenance during the heat of the season. More
Un Resumen de las Leyes y los Reglamentos que Afectan a la Agricultura
Un Resumen de las Leyes y los Reglamentos que Afectan a la Agricultura - Articles Articles
Hoja Informativa sobre Un Resumen de las Leyes y los Reglamentos que Afectan a la Agricultura More
Seguridad en el Llenado del Silo
Seguridad en el Llenado del Silo - Articles Articles

Seguridad en el Llenado del Silo

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

Hoja Informativa sobre Seguridad en el Llenado del Silo More
Seguridad con la Toma de Fuerza (PTO)
Seguridad con la Toma de Fuerza (PTO) - Articles Articles
Hoja Informativa sobre Seguridad con la Toma de Fuerza (PTO). More
Seguridad con Camiones Volcadores y Remolques en las Granjas
Seguridad con Camiones Volcadores y Remolques en las Granjas - Articles Articles
Hoja Informativa sobre Seguridad con Camiones Volcadores y Remolques en las Granjas. More
Rx para la Seguridad en Carreteras con SMV: Sea Visible
Rx para la Seguridad en Carreteras con SMV: Sea Visible - Articles Articles
Hoja Informativa sobre Rx para la Seguridad en Carreteras con SMV: Sea Visible. More
Requerimientos de OSHA sobre ROPS y Capacitación del Operador
Requerimientos de OSHA sobre ROPS y Capacitación del Operador - Articles Articles
Hoja Informativa sobre Requerimientos de OSHA sobre ROPS y Capacitación del Operador More
Figura 1. Sistema de almacenamiento de granos.
Peligros del Flujo de Granos - Articles Articles

Peligros del Flujo de Granos

Davis E. Hill, Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

Hoja Informativa sobre Peligros del Flujo de Granos. More
Peligros Respiratorios en las Fincas
Peligros Respiratorios en las Fincas - Articles Articles

Peligros Respiratorios en las Fincas

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

Hoja Informativa sobre Peligros Respiratorios en las Fincas. More
Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Agriculture
Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Agriculture - Articles Articles

Noise Induced Hearing Loss in Agriculture

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D., William Harshman

Studies suggest that lengthy exposure to typical noises on farms can result in noise induced hearing loss to farmers of all ages, including teenagers. More
The Safe Use of ATVs in Agriculture
The Safe Use of ATVs in Agriculture - Articles Articles

The Safe Use of ATVs in Agriculture

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D., William Harshman

The ATV has found many uses in agriculture as a substitute for pick-up trucks, horses, and even walking. More
Tractor Stability and Instability
Tractor Stability and Instability - Articles Articles

Tractor Stability and Instability

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D.

No other farm machine is so identified with the hazards of production agriculture as the tractor. More
Skid-Steer Safety for Farm and Landscape
Skid-Steer Safety for Farm and Landscape - Articles Articles

Skid-Steer Safety for Farm and Landscape

Dennis Murphy, Ph.D., William Harshman

Addresses the safe use of the skid-steer loader as used in agricultural or landscape operations. More
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