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February 7, 2019

The leading causes of deaths in this industry, such as machinery- and animal-related accidents, are largely preventable with proper instruction, noted Michael Pate, Nationwide Insurance Associate Professor of Agricultural Safety and Health in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering.

February 6, 2019

In a four-year study, shallow-disk injection of manure was found to result in less phosphorus loss in runoff from farm fields compared to broadcasting or spreading manure. The research findings have implications for Chesapeake Bay water quality.

January 25, 2019

Since 2002 the Ag Rescue program has provided emergency response training. The PSU Ag Safety team is gearing up for its annual Large Animal training which focuses on educating first responder agencies and organizations. The training includes classroom instruction and detailed hands-on exercises that allows participants to practice their new knowledge and skills. Extensive hands-on exercises involving live animals is part of this training.

December 10, 2018

A grant awarded to Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences will support research on preventing grain bin entrapment

November 28, 2018

2018 Recipient of the James R. and Karen A. Gilley Academic Leadership Award

November 19, 2018

Congratulation to Dr. Choi for an outstanding dissertation!