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Livestock Safety

by John W. Slocombe Kerri Ebert


Approach livestock slowly from an angle, not directly from behind. Cattle, sheep, horses, and swine can be easily frightened by shadows or surface changes. Moving or flapping objects can disrupt handling. Loud noises can cause distress. 4-page, b/w.

Published Date: Dec 2010

Tractor Safety: For the Landscaping and Horticultural Services Industry


Tractor safety tips, along with real accident reports, have been combined to give you a better understanding of the risks associated with this type of work.

Published Date: Apr 2006

Seguridad al Usar el Tractor (Tractor Safety in Spanish)


Tractor safety tips, along with real accident reports, have been combined to give you a better understanding of the risks associated with this type of work.

Published Date: Apr 2006

National Safe Tractor Machinery Operations Program


National Safe Tractor and Machinery Operation Program. Training materials on farm safety: laws, protective equipment, mechanical hazards, chemicals, animals, farm structures, tractors, implements, vehicles, etc. Only first page is available here, see full publication at:

Revision Date: Jan 2017

On-Farm Chemical Containment and Loading Facilities Checklist

by Ronald T. Noyes Dennis R. Gardisser Robert E. Wolf


Checklist to assess environmental integrity & operation of your pesticide & fertilizer mixing & loading facility: Housekeeping, Storage, Handling, Rinsate, Fuel Storage, Safety, Security.

Published Date: Mar 2000

General Manual: Pesticide Application Training

by Dallas E. Peterson H. Leroy Brooks Sharon M. Dobesh


Certification Procedures, Pests and Pest Control, Insects, Plant Disease, Weeds, Mollusks, Wildlife Damage, Pesticide Formulations, Labels, Environment, Equipment, Laws, Safety. 116 pages, B/W.

Revision Date: Jul 2002

Private Pesticide Applicator Manual

by Frannie L. Miller


Information about certification as a private pesticide applicator. A private applicator is one who uses or supervises the use of a restricted-use pesticide for production of an agricultural commodity on property the applicator owns or rents, or applies a restricted-use pesticide without compensation for the applicator’s employer. 104 p.

Revision Date: Feb 1997

Fire in the Great Plains


This two-DVD set contains videos on prescribed burning and smoke management in the Great Plains, along with a description of the Kansas Flint Hills Smoke Management Plan. Also included are a bibliography and accompanying electronic publications.

Published Date: May 2013

Large Round Bale Safety

by Lyle W. Lomas John W. Slocombe


Making large round bales requires working with a baler and bale handling equipment. Begin safety awareness by reviewing operators manual for each piece of equipment. 8-page, b/w.

Published Date: Dec 2008

Control and Prevention of Hay Fires

by Lyle W. Lomas John W. Slocombe


The most common cause of spontaneous combustion fires in hay is excessive moisture. Hay moisture over 20 percent leads to bacteria growth and excess heating. 4-page, b/w.

Published Date: Dec 2008

Prescribed Burning Equipment

by Steve L. Watson James W. Kunkel Paul D. Ohlenbusch


Prescribed burning of grassland sometimes requires unique equipment, but often common tools and equipment can be adapted. Equipment is needed to suppress or control fire, & to ignite it.

Published Date: Mar 1993

Youth Livestock Safety

by Kerri Ebert


Young people who show livestock may be at risk of injury. Injury prevention and awareness of livestock–related injuries are our goal. DVD contains print and video lessons for young people who raise and show livestock competitively, and the adult advisers who guide them. Safety for working with animals: beef cattle, dairy cattle, horses, meat goats, sheep, and swine. Includes safety checklist, guidelines to help young people with disabilities. Additional information:

Published Date: Feb 2011

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