Welcome to the Extension Disaster Education Network Farm Security course.Your farm or ranch is your life and your livelihood. You want to do everything you can to protect it from crime, natural disasters and other threats. The protection measures are similar and well worth the effort to put in place.
This course shows you how. Through examples, activities, and quizzes, you will build a plan to fit your operation based on
- Basic security actions
- Safety measures
- Information needed by emergency responders
- Routine checks
- Communication plans
The course doesn't have to be completed in one session. Just sign out and continue at a later time as your schedule allows.
Any mention of commercial products is for informational purposes only; it does not imply recommendation or endorsement by the eXtension network.
Before You Begin the Farm Security Coursework
Please complete the Farm Security Checklist. The answers to these questions will help you determine your farm's current security. As you go through the course, use the completed checklist (a "before the course" security check) to make notes about where and how you can improve security. The printable farm security checklist had been created to be filled out digitally on your computer or tablet, or to be printed and filled out by hand.
VIEW THE PRINTABLE FARM SECURITY CHECKLIST
Farm Security Coursework
Section 2. The Basics of Securing Your Premise
Section 3. Emergency Information for Responders
Section 4. Secure Access to Contents
Section 5. Establish Maintenance Routines
Section 6. Keeping Appropriate Personnel Informed
Section 7. What Family Members Need To Know
Section 8. Insure the Future of Your Business
Section 9. Review and Update Your Information
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You can use the simplified course navigation above, or the elaborated course navigation below. Thank you for participating in this this course.