Clemson Agricultural Safety

Safety Spotlight – February 2020

Jacob Koch, as part of his master’s research, has become Associate Director in the Agricultural Safety Program through Clemson University’s Agricultural Sciences Department. The program builds demonstrations to travel around the state visiting Clemson Research and Education Centers to conduct Ag Safety Days and teach middle to high school age kids about different aspects of […]

Ag Injury News Report – February 2020

AG INJURY NEWS 12/11/2019: Saginaw County farmer run over and killed by tractor 12/14/2019: Hardwick man dies in tractor accident 12/15/2019: Alto man fractures both hips in tractor accident 01/02/2020: Florida driver dies in accident with farm tractor Source:

Safety Spotlight – March 2020

Justin Ables owns and manages a 5th generation family farm with his dad. Justin lives on the farm with his wife and 3-year-old son. The family farm consists of 10 poultry houses, cattle, and row crop operations. They grow wheat, soybeans, and corn along with hay. Justin graduated from Clemson University with a degree in […]

Ag Injury News Report – March 2020

AG INJURY NEWS 01/19/2020: Nine year old dies in skid steer accident 01/21/2020: Injuries following incident of skid loader driven by ten year old 01/28/2020: Man dies after becoming entrapped in corn silo 02/01/2020: Seventy-four year old male fatally injured in tractor turn-over 02/02/2020: Second grader severely injured after being run over by tractor 02/04/2020: […]

Safety Spotlight – April 2020

Mark McGrady currently owns Colorscapes Supply Company selling quality soils and fertilizers to landscapers, growers, and farmers across the state of South Carolina. After managing a local garden center and nursery for almost twenty years, he has seen the ins and outs of many green industry operations. How did you hear about Clemson’s Agricultural Safety […]

Updates – April 2020

FUN AND HELPFUL LINKS FOR YOUR DAY Finding Fresh Food in SC SCDA Coronavirus updates Stay-at-Home YF&R Day at the Statehouse #STILLFARMING

Safety Spotlight – May 2020

Mr. Keown was raised on a livestock and hay farm in Iva, SC. While an FFA member at Crescent High School, he had the best Agricultural Education teachers who influenced him to become an agriculture teacher. He attended Clemson University and majored in Agricultural Education. Once graduating, he then taught high school agriculture classes for […]