Safe can be defined as protected from or not exposed to danger or risk. Safety and wellbeing can come in waves when working in the agricultural field, as agriculturist we are considered to be among the most hazardous occupations in terms of ... READ MORE
What is National Farm Safety and Health Week?
Agriculture is one of the most important industries in the United States, but also one of the most hazardous. Many injuries seen in agriculture can be prevented through proper training and education. ... READ MORE
If you found someone caught in a farm machine, would you know what to do? Could you stop the engine? Do you know how to get help?
People living or working on a farm should be able to do most of the possible life-saving tasks listed here. ... READ MORE
"Over the river and through the woods, to grandpa’s farm we go". Over the holidays, one may have family and friends visiting your farm or acreage. These folks, excited to be out in the country, may not be familiar with the potential hazards ... READ MORE
Judy Biss, UF/IFAS Extension Calhoun County Office, Jace Ford, Calhoun County Mosquito Control, Jeff Pippin, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Apiary Inspection
By now you have probably heard about Zika Virus that is transmitted ... READ MORE
The National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS) at Northeast Iowa Community College’s (NICC) Peosta campus will be sponsoring webinars in observance of National Farm Safety & Health Week, September 20 – 26. The 2015 theme ... READ MORE
Agricultural producers face unique challenges when preparing for and recovering from disasters. With that in mind, we have summarized relevant information from our Disaster Handbook for you. We also offer guidelines and safety tips for restoring ... READ MORE
Water is used in every stage of an agricultural operation, making it a significant component for farm safety procedures, including good agricultural practices (GAPs) and good handling practices (GHPs).
Applying contaminated water during any ... READ MORE