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Ten Commandments Of Tractor Safety, Jill Webster Jan 1999

Ten Commandments Of Tractor Safety, Jill Webster

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Know your tractor. Most farmers know their machines well, but what about new farm help, or a neighbor’s tractor? Always look at the operators manual before operating an unfamiliar machine. Know the location of each control. Locations of important items, PTO levers for example, vary from one manufacturer to another.


Horse Safety It's Just Good Sense"", Jill Webster Jan 1999

Horse Safety It's Just Good Sense"", Jill Webster

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Utahns experience more horse injuries than any other states in the west.


Cold Weather Health And Safety, Jill Webster Jan 1999

Cold Weather Health And Safety, Jill Webster

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Farm and ranch work in cold weather can be life threatening. Cold related illnesses and injuries, such as hypothermia and frostbite, are serious on their own, but they can also increase the risk of other types of accidents. Even mild hypothermia (low body temperature) causes loss of coordination, and impairs the victim’s judgment. Frostbite causes a loss in dexterity in the hands and feet, as well as serious discomfort. Both can affect the victim’s ability to work safely. It is important to remember that hypothermia can occur in mild as well as severe weather.


Risks For Children In Agriculture, Jill Webster Jan 1999

Risks For Children In Agriculture, Jill Webster

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Nationally, an estimated 300 boys and girls under 20 years of age die each year in farming accidents nationally. In fact, children under 16 years old account for 20% of farm fatalities in the U.S.


Nf99-401 Nebraska Competitive Livestock Markets Act, J. David Aiken Jan 1999

Nf99-401 Nebraska Competitive Livestock Markets Act, J. David Aiken

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact offers the text of the Nebraska Competitive Livestock Markets Act.


Nf99-404 Income Generation Using Alternative Crops, Roger D. Uhlinger, Laurie Hodges Jan 1999

Nf99-404 Income Generation Using Alternative Crops, Roger D. Uhlinger, Laurie Hodges

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact examines considerations for utilizing alternative crops for income generation.


Nf99-367 Adult Western Corn Rootworm Insecticide Resistance In Nebraska, Robert Wright, Lance Meinke, Blair Siegfried Jan 1999

Nf99-367 Adult Western Corn Rootworm Insecticide Resistance In Nebraska, Robert Wright, Lance Meinke, Blair Siegfried

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This NebFact discusses insecticide resistance by adult western corn rootworms in Nebraska.