This webinar reviews options for getting important estate planning documents in place to outline who will make medical decisions on your behalf and what kind of medical treatment you want in the event of injury, illness or other debilitating conditions.
This year has been fraught with challenges for farmers and agribusiness throughout the state, leading to increased stress. This article lists a number of tools and free resources available across the state to help individuals cope with stress.
Knowing the signs of heat-related illness can be a lifesaver for those who work long hours outdoors. Learn to recognize the symptoms of heat stress and heat stroke and how to respond. Apps for your phone and computer can help identify the local heat index.
If your gardens were affected by recent flooding, can you use the fruits (and vegetables) of your labors or are they contaminated? Extension Educator John Porter addresses this issue in a recent article in GRO Big Red: Food Safety in Flooded Vegetable Gardens.
The Central States Center for Ag Safety and Health is offering hands-on safety training with an anhydrous tank simulator this month. The training is targeted to farmers, elevator and co-op staff, and the public.