We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.

Putting Farm Safety into Practice – Grain and Forage Harvest

A modern farm can be a dangerous and unforgiving place. Fall is a high-risk time as harvest operations ramp up quickly. In Wisconsin, there are tight time windows to get forages, corn, soybeans and other crops harvested and put into storage. It’s that time pressure that often contributes to mistakes and leads to injury or death. Machinery plays a major factor in serious harvest season injuries. Here are some tips to put safety into practice.

Read More...

Youth Safety on the Farm

#FlashbackFriday Kids visiting or living on a farm need some safety guidance. Cheryl Skjolaas from the Wisconsin Center for Agricultural Safety provides tips for parents and children.

Read More...

Putting Farm Safety into Practice

John Shutske, Director of the UW Center for Agricultural Safety & Health and Extension Safety Engineering & Agricultural Health Specialist, talks about National Farm Safety and Health Week.

Read More...

Vines taking over

Mark Renz, UW-Extension weed scientist Department of Agronomy UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences mrenz@wisc.edu 608-263-7437 Total time: 3:14 0:20 – What are they? 0:50 – What to do about them 1:40 – Impact on other species 2:14 – Identifying them 3:02 – Lead out TRANSCRIPT Lorre Kolb: Vines taking over. We’re visiting today […]

Read More...