Tagged worker safety

pressure rinsing empty pesticide container
CEU Series
October 1, 2017
CEU Series: Mix and Load Pesticides Safely
Caution used during preparation stages are worth your time and effort. Read More
CEU Series
May 1, 2017
CEU Series: Make Sure to Stow Your Pesticides Before You Go
Your job isn't finished until all pesticides, containers, and equipment have been put away properly. Read More
PPE mask and respirator
CEU Series
April 1, 2017
CEU Series: Avoid Mishaps When Handling Pesticides
Education can effectively reduce the risk of a spill and the harm it may cause. Read More
Example of personal protective equipment for handling pesticides
CEU Series
January 1, 2017
CEU Series: Place Priority on Preventing Pesticide Poisoning
Practicing safe work habits will minimize hazards from exposure to certain crop protection chemistries. Read More
farmworkers picking crops in field
Farm Management
July 29, 2015
United Farm Workers Turns Up Heat On California Growers
With temperatures soaring into the triple digits, union organizers are focusing on heat illness regulations. Read More
leafy green harvest guestworker migrant labor
June 23, 2015
California High Heat Warning Issued
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) is advising all employers to protect their outdoor workers from the Read More
December 31, 2014
Make Agriculture Responsibility Part Of Your New Year’s Resolutions [Opinion]
Health, safety, and security regarding the handling and storage of fertilizer products should be a priority in 2015. Read More
Pest Control
December 3, 2014
Be Mindful Of Worker Safety During Citrus Harvest
This video provides safety tips to consider during citrus harvesting.[mmw-video id=”67845″] Read More
The Latest
October 20, 2017
Is Your Orange Juice Glass Half Empty or…
There is strong-willed — some might even say stubborn — blood flowing through the veins of Florida growers. Read More
October 20, 2017
Agriculture’s Big Data is Coming t…
It’s an opportunity to fine-tune your operation and maximize profits, but it also brings obligations. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
October 20, 2017
Taking Stock of Florida Citrus After the…
Extraordinary times call for industrywide cooperation and partnerships. Read More
October 19, 2017
Disaster Relief: Ways Florida Growers Ca…
With billions of dollars lost to Irma, financial assistance will be crucial for many. Read More
October 19, 2017
New Online Tool Helps Growers Determine …
California Land Use Viewer can help growers determine if they can adopt groundwater recharge practices on their own operations. Read More
October 19, 2017
Northeast Florida Farmers Stepping up to…
Green light given to nine agricultural projects steeped in stewardship. Read More
October 18, 2017
The 2018 State of the Vegetable Industry…
How has this year performed for you? Share how things have gone this year – and your expectations for 2018 – in our shorter, more focused survey. Read More
October 18, 2017
How to Keep Track of Climate Change
Use cool tools to find out how your production methods may change in the future, how much your area is at risk, and how to limit your own impact on the climate. Read More
October 18, 2017
Stop Viewing Fellow Growers as the Enemy…
Instead, growers should focus on issues that benefit everyone, from gaining a stronger voice when negotiating with retailers, to finding a way to share ideas and costs on precision agriculture tools. Read More
October 17, 2017
USDA Issues Disaster Declaration for Hur…
Operators in designated counties eligible for emergency assistance. Read More
October 17, 2017
Hirst Named American Society of Horticul…
Honor was presented during society’s annual meeting. Read More
Crop Protection
October 17, 2017
EPA Takes Steps to Reduce Risk of Drift-…
With reports of dicamba injuries in tomatoes, peaches, grapes, and other crops, the agency works to reduce the impact of spray drift on vulnerable crops. Read More
October 16, 2017
New Broad-Spectrum Herbicide Released by…
Grapple herbicide works on pre- and post-emergent weeds in orchards and vineyards. Read More
October 16, 2017
Wrath of Hurricane Irma’s Rainfall…
Report says storm dropped enough gallons of water on Florida’s St. Johns River Water Management District to swamp 6.7 million football fields. Read More
October 14, 2017
USDA Seeks Applications for Next Round o…
SCRI grants to total $48 million for 2018 fiscal year. Read More
October 13, 2017
Fairgrounds Host California Fire Evacuee…
Gallo will contribute $1 million to fire recovery effort and will match employee donations two-for-one. Read More
October 12, 2017
Irma Rains Down on Florida Citrus Crop E…
Initial USDA forecast reflects the fruits of what was left behind by monster storm. Read More
October 10, 2017
Wildfires Hit California Wine Country
California Gov. Jerry Brown declares state of emergency for northern counties impacted by flames. Read More