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2011

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.