Across Kentucky – November 12, 2015

Saturday, Nov 14 is the estimated height of mating season for white tail deer, says Ky Fish and Wildlife deer biologist, Kyle Sams. That means chances for an automobile/deer collision are at their peak. He offers some tips for avoiding deer collisions and a few suggestions for drivers when it appears a deer...

Across Kentucky – October 2, 2015

In addition to forest fires throughout the state there’s also an increased risk this time of year for fires on the farm: combine fires. We’re in the height of harvest season and farmers are moving quickly to get their crops in; but UK farm safety specialist, Mark Purschwitz, says just a few, minimal...

Across Kentucky – October 1, 2015

A report with Ky State Trooper, Sergeant Brad Arterburn, who’s covered his share of auto/deer collisions, and offers a few suggestions for motorists as the height of deer movement is upon us, October through December. He talks about deer movement trends near the highway and offers a few tips for drivers if...

Oh deer! Kentucky’s peak season for deer collisions returns

Louisville, KY (September 30, 2015) – Brace yourselves, Kentucky drivers; the annual three-month increase in roadway encounters, and unfortunate collisions, with white-tailed deer is once again upon us. Deer can certainly be spotted around Kentucky any time of year, but for the next three months their...

Simplified, Harmonized Hazard Communication Standard Now in Effect

If you work with agricultural chemicals or other potentially dangerous materials, including pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, diesel fuel and/or disinfectant products, you should understand the new label requirements and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) format. As of June 1 of this year, all chemical...

Motorist alert: Number of slow-moving vehicles on rural roadways increases during fall harvest

Louisville, KY (September 14, 2015) – As harvest season gets underway across Kentucky, there is an increased likelihood that drivers will more frequently encounter slow-moving farm equipment on the roadways. The staff of Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) urges motorists to slow down, stay alert and patiently...

Across Kentucky – May 21, 2015

From rounding up a llama on the loose to dealing with a serious horse trailer accident out on the interstate, the May 30 large animal rescue clinic is geared to help first responders deal with these situations while keeping rescuers safe.  Veterinarian, Dr. Nathan Slovis with Lexington’s Hagyard Equine...

Across Kentucky – November 6, 2014

Feldhaus features Kentucky State Trooper Paul Blanton in the second of a two-part series on the potential for auto-deer highway collisions. The trooper discusses patterns of deer when they’re seen near highways and some tips on avoiding mishaps or keeping damage to a...

Deer in the headlights, now more than usual

Louisville, KY (October 2, 2014) – To everything there is a season, and Kentucky’s drivers must once again brace themselves for the annual three-month increase in roadway encounters, and collisions, with the most dangerous animal in the United States – the white-tailed deer. The Insurance Institute for...

On Farm Safety Week, Comer Urges Farmers to Stay Safe for Themselves and Their Families

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Agriculture Commissioner James Comer urged Kentucky farmers to put safety first for themselves and for their families as he declared the week of Sept. 21-27 National Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky. “An accident on the farm affects the whole family and even an entire...

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