Posted by: Chelsea Hampton | June 11, 2012

New Happenings!

A new resource hub has been developed by eXtension specifically for farm safety and health! The new Community of Practice initiative, Farm and Ranch eXtension for Safety and Health (FReSH), is a collaborative effort by an educational network across 74 land grant universities. The site offers news and information, a Q&A section, and up-to-date articles from experts covering a variety of topics!

Check out FReSH today and read on for their recent press release:

Spread the Word – FReSH is out!

A new online resource is available to help answer farm safety and health questions. eXtension, a national research and educational based website supported by 74 land grant universities, has launched a website specifically for Farm Safety and Health (http://www.extension.org/farm_safety_and_health).

Featured articles for this season include:
Safety recommendations when baling and handling big round bales
Confined space hazards and gas monitoring of manure pit gases
Beef cattle handling safety
ATV safety
Hearing loss and protection for agricultural producers
Grain bin entrapments from flowing grains

This information is provided courtesy of the Wyoming AgrAbility Project. For more information, visit our website or call toll-free at 866-395-4986.

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