Content tagged "crops feed safety"

Dangers of Silo Gases

Ag Safety and Health Updated: December 03, 2014

After harvested forages are placed in a silo, they often produce gases during the early stages of the fermentation process. Silo gases are difficult to...

Preventing Fires in Baled Hay and Straw

Ag Safety and Health Updated: December 03, 2014

(Source: Pennsylvania State University. Agricultural Safety and Health)Most hay fires occur within the first six weeks after baling. Understanding the causes...

Grain Dust Explosions

Ag Safety and Health Updated: October 16, 2014

Grain dust explosions of any size can cause damage to equipment, reduced work time, and injury or death. By controlling grain dust emissions, you can provide...

Safety Recommendations When Baling and Handling Round Bales

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 11, 2014

(Source: Pennsylvania State University. Agricultural Safety and Health)When baling and handling large round bales, you must recognize and understand...

Crop Safety Video Resources

Ag Safety and Health Updated: July 31, 2014

 Farm Safety - Crop Protection Products (2011)2:51 minutesEnglish   FrenchFeeder Safety (Dairy Safety Training Part II, Section 3)20136:59 minutesFollowing...

Silo Fire Prevention and Management

Ag Safety and Health Updated: July 07, 2014

Because the ingredients needed for a fire to occur are present in silos, agricultural producers who have silos should take steps to minimize the likelihood...

Horizontal Silo Safety

Ag Safety and Health Updated: February 17, 2014

(Source: Penn State Ag Safety and Health)The term horizontal silo refers to a storage system in which silage is piled in low, long piles in a space that may...

Entrapment Risk due to Flowing Grain

Ag Safety and Health Updated: September 11, 2013

Farmers and ranchers use bins to dry and store grain and to feed their livestock. For the most part, augers are used to transfer the grain to and from bins....

Crop and Feed Safety Publications

Ag Safety and Health Updated: March 25, 2013

 

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