Category: Cooperative Extension safety

Cooperative Extension agents and volunteers interviewed at the Delaware State Fair

We just love these interviews filmed live at the Delaware State Fair.  If you’d like to know a fraction about what we do and how the University of Delaware Cooperative Extension forms great partnerships with volunteers, colleagues at Delaware State University and other Extension offices…take a look at these “on the spot” videos by our […]

Farm emergencies are focus of Sussex County Cooperative Extension

Agriculture can be a risky profession. In 2009, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reported 551 fatal injuries in the agriculture, fishing and forestry injuries. Crop production represented 278 of these fatalities, followed by 141 fatalities related to animal production.  According to NIOSH website,  agriculture employs proportionally more workers aged 16-19 and […]