Penn State-administered farm safety program wins rural health award
December 15, 2011
- A farm rescue training program administered through Penn State was the recipient of a Pennsylvania Rural Health Award. The awards are given annually by the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health.
Beware of silo gas -- it could be common this summer
August 11, 2011
- A unique set of circumstances could lead to a heightened threat of deadly gas being created in silos across the Northeast, according to a farm-safety expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Farm health, safety to be featured at Ag Progress Days
July 14, 2011
- Visitors to Penn State's Ag Progress Days Aug. 16-18 can learn about the hazards of tractor overturns, and how to reduce the risks of them happening.
Tractor rollover protection program will save farmers' lives
January 10, 2011
- A program launched recently by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences aims to put rollover protective structures, or ROPS, on hundreds of tractors and save the lives of Keystone State farmers.