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Lightning Protection Systems

Ag Safety and Health Updated: March 27, 2019

Lightning protection systems. (2014) Farm and Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice. Retrieved from...

Lightning Safety

Ag Safety and Health Updated: February 11, 2019

Photos provided by the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) Lightning and thunderstorms typically occur during the spring and...

Cold-Related Conditions and Agriculture

Ag Safety and Health Updated: April 12, 2018

(Source: Wyoming AgrAbility)Cold-related conditions and agriculture. (2012). Farm and Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice....

4 Places to Find Flood Forecast Maps

Floods Updated: September 09, 2015

There are a number of websites available to help you determine and monitor potential flooding in your area. The following websites allow users to monitor...

What is a mesoclimate?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: October 08, 2013

A mesoclimate is the climate at an intermediate geographic scale, such as a downtown district, neighborhood, large park, farm, or wooded area.  It is...

Under what temperatures should I conduct a prescribed burn?

Prescribed Fire Updated: June 27, 2013

From a fire containment standpoint, temperature is not as critical as compared to relative humidity and wind speed. As rule of thumb, remember that as...

Weather Conditions for Controlled Burns

Prescribed Fire Updated: March 29, 2013

Although controlled burns can be conducted under pre-determined weather conditions, burns can be unsafe if the experience of the burn boss and crew is...

How Do Wildfires Behave?

Wildfire Updated: March 30, 2012

Article Written by: Glenn Nader, University of California Cooperative Extension, Yuba City, CA Max Moritz, University of California Cooperative Extension,...

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