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Maintaining Health of Grazing Livestock

*This is an excerpt of Animal, Forage, and Feed Management Following a Flood Event, ANR-2536.

Death loss as a result of a storm needs to be documented with photos and reported to the FSA as part of an application to…

Route of Entry Video Part 2 – Spanish Handout

Primeros Auxilios y la Etiqueta
19. Brinde asistencia de primeros auxilios a la víctima mientras espera la ayuda médica. Si usted está solo, asegúrese de que la persona respire y que no siga expuesta al pesticida antes de llamar para p…

Route of Entry Video Part 1 – Spanish Handout

Exposición y Síntomas
 

1. Hay cuatro formas básicas de exposición a los pesticidas: por la piel (dérmica), por los ojos (ocular), por los pulmones (inhalación) y por la boca (oral).

2. El 97% de toda exposición se da a t…

Route of Entry Video Part 2 – English Handout

First-Aid and the Label
19. Administer first aid to help the victim while waiting for medical help. If you are alone, make sure they are breathing and no longer exposed to the pesticide before you call for help. Protect yourself before and…

Route of Entry Video Part 1 – English Handout

Exposure and Symptoms
1. There are four primary ways you can be exposed to pesticides, skin (dermal), eyes (ocular), lungs (inhalation), and mouth (oral).

2. 97% off all exposure is through the skin. Parts of the body differ in their ab…

Route of Entry Video – Glossary

Route of Entry Video – Glossary
Absorbent: The movement of a chemical into plants, animals (including humans), microorganisms, or soil.

Active ingredient: The chemical or chemicals in a product responsible for pesticidal activity.

Ac…

Personal Protective Equipment Applicator Video – Mandarin Handout

1. 安全的首要责任是保护您的安康。

2. 在进行任何可能接触皮肤、口、眼睛或肺的作业时均需要穿戴个人防护装备(PPE)。请阅读说明书,以确定 PPE的 具体要求。

3.“防范说明…

Personal Protective Equipment Applicator Video – Hindi Handout

1. आपकी अपनी सुरक्षा के प्रति पहली ज़िम्मेदारी है कि आप अपने स्वास्थ्य की रक्षा करें|

2. किसी …

Personal Protective Equipment Applicator Video – Spanish Handout

1. Su principal responsabilidad con respecto a su seguridad es proteger su salud y bienestar.

2. Use el equipo de protección personal, o PPE por sus siglas en inglés, para realizar cualquier tarea que pudiera implicar la exposición de…

Personal Protective Equipment Applicator Video – English Handout

1. Your first responsibility to your safety is to protect your health and well-being.

2. Wear Personal Protective Equipment, PPE for any task that could expose your skin, mouth, eyes or lungs, read the label to determine PPE Requirements…

Saturated Soils and Wind: A Recipe for Toppling Trees

Anytime there is a large amount of rainfall for an extended period of time, trees toppling can become a concern, especially if combined with wind.
Structure of Trees
Trees are an engineering wonder suspending tens of thousands of pounds o…

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The Culture of Camellias: The State Flower of Alabama

Origin and History 
From the ancient temple gardens of China and Japan, through the ornate conservatories of eighteenth-century Europe, to the stately plantations of America’s nineteenth-century South, the camellia has been a pampered a…

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Maintaining Water Safety and Quality after a Flood

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala.—Heavy rainfall in North Alabama has resulted in flooding and evacuations in the Tennessee Valley area. Flooded campgrounds along Weiss Lake displaced septic holding tanks and propane tanks.

Danny Miller, Extensi…

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Raised Bed Gardening

Raised bed gardening is a convenient and easy way to produce homegrown vegetables. Unlike traditional in-ground gardening where lots of space is usually required, raised bed gardening is a perfect alternative for people who cannot garden du…

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