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Flooding and Animal Food Safety

Crops harvested from flooded land should be tested for contaminants, but unfortunately will typically be found unacceptable for feed …

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Understanding Grain Bin Hazards

Grain bins pose serious risks to farmworkers and their families. Watch this video, created by N.C. Cooperative Extension Service …

The Disaster Handbook

The University of Florida produced this manual which describes responses to many of the issues farming communities may encounter …

Recent Publications related to Farm Health & Safety

Sweet Sorghum Ethanol Production

This factsheet describes how to process mature sweet sorghum into ethanol and how this process …

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Ethanol and Two-Stroke Cycle Engines: Impacts of an Alternative Fuel in Small Engines

Because ethanol has different combustion characteristics than gasoline, some people suggest it will cause harm …

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Pesticide Applicator Certification and Licensing

To apply restricted-use pesticides to agricultural commodities, you must be certified or be supervised by …

6/20/19
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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

This publication offers guidelines if a recent storm resulted in water damage to a pesticide …

6/13/19Disaster Recovery

Avoiding Tobacco Curing Losses Due to Electrical Failures

This publication for tobacco growers describes steps that can be taken to avoid or minimize …

6/13/19Disaster Recovery

Controlling Damage in Pesticide Storage Facilities on the Farm

This publication for farmers covers the guidelines to deal with pesticide storage facilities that may …

6/13/19Disaster Recovery

Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Farm Equipment

This publication offers information how to recondition farm equipment that has been submerged in floodwaters.

Reconditioning Flood-Damaged Tractors

This publication offers information on how to clean and recondition tractors that have been submerged …