The Missouri Cattlemen’s Foundation hosted the 9th Annual Farm Safety College at the University Beef Research and Teaching Farm in Columbia, Mo. Seven Missouri schools brought 236 students together to learn how to practice proper safety procedures on the farm.
With the agriculture industry being the fourth most dangerous profession, Missouri Cattlemen’s Foundation Director Katie Steen believes Farm Safety College is a great outdoor classroom for students to understand the importance of safety on the farm and by holding this event, Steen hopes to see a decrease in farm related accidents.
Students had the opportunity to learn from five stations: ATV, Large machinery, Beef handling, Sun Safety and Gun Safety. Lunch was provided and cooked by the Boone County Cattlemen’s Association.
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