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    The Practical Guide to Growing Ginseng
    Beyfuss, Bob (Cornell Cooperative Extension Agroforestry Resource Center, 2017-11-15)
    So, you think you might like to grow some ginseng in your backyard or perhaps in a woodlot that you own or lease. Good idea! There is really only one way to be completely certain that the ginseng you eat has been produced under conditions that are acceptable to you. That one way is to grow your own! The following guide will teach you how to grow ginseng.
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    Mainstreaming Agricultural Economic Development
    Bills, Nelson (2014-02-21)
    Flyer defining terms and process associated with mainstreaming economic development, and how to emphasize importance of agriculture to that process.
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    Youth Development Foundations for 4-H Camp Staff
    Crosair, Sally; New York State 4-H Camping Program (Cornell Cooperative Extansion, 2003)
    This training manual was developed by Youth Development and 4-H Camp Professionals as a tool to train camp staff to work with campers. The Manual is separated into 18 different learning sessions which can be printed as needed.
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    Grab and Go GPS
    Malone, Charles W. (Chip) (2007-07-24T14:37:49Z)
    A series of activities developed in Genessee County for the 4-H program for youth to learn hands on, GPS/GIS technology and applications.
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    Children and Divorce
    West, Suzanne E. (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 1983)
    This booklet discusses the process of divorce and how to discuss it with different age groups. Different age groups will react differently, from anger to wishing for reconciliation this booklet discusses what to expect as well as outcomes.
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    Safer Farm Environments for Children
    Abend, Ellen; Hallman, Eric (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 1995)
    The family farm has always been a place where work, play and life's other activities intertwine at a single location. Generations passed on there beliefs values and work ethics to succeeding generations through shared activities on the farm. Today however, the pastoral farming lifestyle is becoming a high-tech industry. Although the farm has always had its share of hazards, modern agriculture has become one of the nations most perilous industries. Because farm children live and play on the work site, they are exposed to potentially dangerous situations every day. This factsheet discusses the stages of child development, basic tenets of child safety, protection from hazards and safety education of children.
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    Power Take-Off Safety
    Demmin, Darcy M.; Hallman, Eric (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 1995)
    The Power Take Off (PTO) Drive, found on most farm tractors, is a major power source for agricultural equipment. The PTO system efficiently transfers mechanical power from the tractor to the implement, but it may present serious hazards to persons who are unfamiliar with its operation. This factsheet covers PTO components, shields, PTO accidents, accident factors, and safety precautions.
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    Lightning Protection for farms
    Chamberlain, Diane; Hallman, Eric (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 1995-03)
    Lightning, one of natures most powerful forces, can cause a great deal of damage, particularly in a farm environment. A lightning strike can start fires in buildings, damage electrical equipment, and electrocute humans and livestock. Losses from lightning can be very costly. Replacing buildings, equipment or livestock disrupts farm operations and incurs considerable expense, and of course a human life can not be replaced. This factsheet covers characteristics of lightning, principles of lightning protection, lightning hazards and protection systems as well as personal safety.
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    Electrical Safety on the Farm
    Chamberlain, Diane; Hallman, Eric (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 1995-03)
    Over the years, electrically powered farm equipment has become an indispensable element of modern farming. With the widespread use of electricity on the farm, more emphasis needs to be placed on using electricity and electrical equipment safely. Nationaly, approximately 30 to 40 people a year are electrocuted on farms. This factsheet covers electric shock, Basics of electrical systems, common precautions, safety hazards and first aid.
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    Animal Handling Safety
    Demmin, Darcy M.; Hallman, Eric (Cornell Cooperative Extension, 1995-06)
    Animals are handled daily on nearly half of New York farms. In the Northeast, animal handling accidents rank second in reported farm accidents. Every year at least one New York farmer dies as a direct result of a confrontation with a farm animal. This factsheet covers animal characteristics, hazards and precautions, and safe facilities.