Category Archives: Health & Safety

Farm Safety (National Safety Week)

This week, September 17-23, is National Farm Safety and Health week. The tradition started in 1944, when President Franklin D. Roosevelt recognized the third week in September for this program started by the National Safety Council. The weeklong promotion is … Continue reading

Nutrition vs. SCC Counts

The number of cells in a milliliter of milk is called the Somatic Cell Count (SCC). The SCC determines the quality of milk and also the health of the cow. SCC is comprised mostly of immune cells, and the rate … Continue reading

Caution: Children at Play

The most precious commodity anyone has on their farm is their children. Children 15 and under also have the highest farm injury rates. Take some time to review this post and make sure you are doing all you can to … Continue reading