Promoting Farm Safety in New York

Schoharie County Farm Bureau and SUNY Cobleskill are event co-sponsors

from Morning Ag Clips on 3/7/16 – “The picture of farming often shows a peaceful scene of livestock in a pasture or a farmer planting or harvesting a crop. And then headlines catch our attention—“Runaway Cow Seriously Injures Farm Worker. Woodlot Accident Seriously Injures Farmer. Farmer Trapped and Killed in Rollover Accident. Farm Worker Loses Life to Unprotected Power Take-off Unit.”

Wednesday, March 23, 2016, Schoharie County Farm Bureau and SUNY Cobleskill are co-sponsoring a daylong Farm Safety Day. Workshops will focus on chainsaw safety, entrapment, livestock handling in enclosed spaces, and ROPS and PTO safety. NYCAMH, the Northeast Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health, Cooperstown, NY will conduct the program. …”

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