Online resource available for farm safety questions

A new farm safety and health resource is available online from eXtension, a research- and education-based website supported by 74 land grant universities, including Virginia State University and Virginia Tech.

The content at includes answers to frequently asked farm safety questions, articles on safety and health topics and a calendar of farm safety events.

Featured articles for this season include recommendations for baling and handling hay and for handling beef cattle; hearing protection for farmers; and all-terrain vehicle safety.

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