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Biosecurity Practices for Swine Shows

Date: February 3rd, 2016

Co-mingling of pigs and equipment from different sources can often result in the transmission of pathogens from one pig to another or between humans.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/004-natural/pdfs/biosecurity-practices-for-swine-shows.pdf

 


Preventing Outbreaks of Avian Influenza

Date: January 26th, 2016

Source:  UMD Poultry Extension

Video about Preventing Outbreaks of Avian Influenza through science-based education of Commercial Poultry Farmers.

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Cold and Flu Prevention

Date: January 26th, 2016

Follow these tips from the Texas Department of State Health Services on how to protect yourself during cold and flu season.

http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/idcu/health/prevention/cold_flu/

 


Winter Storm Resource Center

Date: January 19th, 2016

University of Illinois Extension has created a one-stop winter storm resource center.

http://extension.illinois.edu/winter/

 


Driving in Snow and Ice

Date: January 12th, 2016

Everything you need to know to prepare you for the rough winter roads.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/004-natural/pdfs/Driving-in-Snow-and-Ice.pdf

 


Dealing with Stress After a Blizzard

Date: January 8th, 2016

Source:  Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

The recent Winter Storm Goliath and aftermath may increase the pileup of stressors and strain faced by Agriculture producers, workers and their families.  Use these resources to take action now to manage stress. Then build an emotional and financial recovery plan.

Disaster Stress

Managing Stress

Communication Under Pressure

Finding Help

Links to Mental Health Assistance

 

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Winter Storm Preparation

Date: January 5th, 2016

With a little planning, you can protect yourself and your family from winter storms and keep your property losses to a minimum.

http://texashelp.tamu.edu/004-natural/pdfs/preparing-for-the-unexpected-winter-storms.pdf

 


Winter Survival Kit App

Date: December 29th, 2015

The Winter Survival Kit smartphone app can be as critical as a physical winter survival kit if you find yourself stuck or stranded in severe winter weather conditions.

https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extension/apps/winter-survival-kit

 


Holiday Traveling Safety

Date: December 22nd, 2015

Catch some holiday traveling safety tips from the Texas A&M Health Science Center.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHC6kR1sz9Y

 


Texas Farmers and Ranchers Have Options for Disaster Assistance

Date: December 17th, 2015

Source:  FEMA.gov

When disasters such as the October severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding strike, farmers and ranchers may be eligible for assistance from several agencies and should apply today.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may assist survivors who are farmers and ranchers with some immediate needs including:

  • Grants to pay for temporary housing and minor home repairs,
  • Grants to replace personal property, including clothing,
  • Grants to pay for serious immediate needs not covered by insurance.

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