Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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While owning a backyard flock can be a rewarding experience, owners should be aware of safe handling practices to decrease Salmonella exposure.

A Pennsylvania farmer trapped in a grain bin in May was rescued by first responders who knew how to save him, thanks to training from Penn State Extension.

Farmers play a big role in road safety, too. Check out these tips to reduce hazards when taking wide equipment onto the road.

Farmers rely on electricity to perform a number of tasks involving lighting, tools and equipment. Here are basic safety tips for working with electricity.

Improve farm safety by creating a job safety analysis that provides a written protocol for hazardous jobs and a safe step-by-step way to handle them.

Farm safety needs everyone's attention: A youth dies in an farming incident about every three days in the United States. A new checklist for parents could save one of those lives.

Judith Sutherland recalls a close call from her childhood and reminds us that safety should always be a top priority with children on the farm.

Take a second to review safety measures and precautions that can be taken to avoid accidents around manure holding ponds.

Inhaling molds, dust, disinfectants, pesticides, fumigants and fumes can be dangerous. Learn how to protect yourself when working on the farm.

Learn more about common airborne hazards, what symptoms to look for, and how to prevent dangerous side effects or death.
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