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March/April Dairy Partner/El Compañero Newsletter

The 2018 March/April Dairy Partner/El Compañero Newsletter is now available online.  This month’s newsletter focuses on calf care, calving season checklist, and recycling agricultural plastics.    The Dairy Partner/El Compañero is a UW-Extension newsletter designed for dairy farm employees.  Written in both English and Spanish, the newsletter provides basic information about dairy cows, farm safety, and personal health to individuals […]

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January/February Dairy Partner El Compañero Newsletter

The 2018 January/February Dairy Partner El Compañero Newsletter is now available online.  This month’s newsletter focuses on culling cows and winter weather survival.    The Dairy Partner/El Compañero is a UW-Extension newsletter designed for dairy farm employees.  Written in both English and Spanish, the newsletter provides basic information about dairy cows, farm safety, and personal health to individuals who work […]

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Eye Exposure to Chemicals

Eye exposure to chemicals results in rapid absorption of chemicals into your body and cause physical injury to the eye itself.  The most common way for chemicals to come in contact with your eyes is during tasks where spills and splashed occur. In the video Eye Exposure to Chemicals (English & Spanish), UW-Extension Brown County […]

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Inhalation Exposure to Chemicals

Inhalation exposure (breathing in) is the most hazardous type of chemical exposure because inhaled chemical mists, vapors, gases, smoke, or dust are absorbed rapidly into your bloodstream or cause injury to the tissues of your lungs, and or loss consciousness.  In the video “Inhalation Exposure to Chemicals (English & Spanish)”, UW-Extension Jackson County Agriculture Agent […]

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Introduction to Agricultural Chemical Safety

We use agricultural chemicals for many different purposes around the farm and in the field.  These chemicals may include pesticides, insecticide, rodenticides, cleaning solvents, and even medications.  Every chemical has the potential to be harmful to humans, but each varies significantly in the risk they present to us.  Proper handling procedures can reduce the risk […]

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