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Indiana: Farm Fatalities Continue Downward Trend

Indiana: Farm Fatalities Continue Downward Trend

👤By Keith Robinson, Purdue University, Ag Answers 🕔Sep 24, 2014

Eighteen farm-related fatalities were documented in Indiana in 2013, down from 26 the previous year and reflecting a trend of fewer deadly accidents on the farm, a Purdue University report shows. The 2013 Indiana Farm Fatality Summary data show there

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Farm Accidents Follow Older Famers Working Longer Days, Says Study

Farm Accidents Follow Older Famers Working Longer Days, Says Study

👤By Bryan Alary, University of Alberta 🕔Nov 13, 2012

Older North American farmers work fewer hours than their younger peers but spend more time operating heavy machinery and equipment—raising their risk of serious injury, according to new research from the University of Alberta. A survey of 2,751 Saskatchewan farmers

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USDA: Farm-Related Injuries to Youth Decreased By Half from 2001 to 2009

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 6, 2012

In 2009, there were an estimated 2,200,010 farms in the United States, an increase of 2 percent from 2001. Agriculture-related injuries to youth under 20 years of age on United States farms have decreased from 13.5 injuries per 1,000 farms

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