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Farm Safety: Grain Bin Entrapments Lowest in a Decade

πŸ‘€By Darrin Pack, Purdue University 🕔Feb 23, 2016

The number of confirmed grain bin entrapments and incidents in other confined spaces on U.S. farms fell in 2015 to its lowest level in a decade, but it is likely that many such cases continue to go unreported, a Purdue

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Harvest: Tragedy on a Family Farm – AgFax

πŸ‘€By Debra L Ferguson, AgFax 🕔Oct 20, 2015

I grew up on a family farm and have been working in agricultural journalism, mainly as a photographer, for 30-plus years. There is nothing quite so good as wrapping up harvest, whether it’s with great relief that a challenging year

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Indiana: Downward Trend in Farm Fatalities Despite Recent Increase

Indiana: Downward Trend in Farm Fatalities Despite Recent Increase

🕔Oct 8, 2015

There were 25 farm-related deaths in Indiana last year, an increase from 18 the previous year, according to Purdue University’s 2014 Indiana Farm Fatality Summary. Despite the one-year increase, the report by Purdue’s Agricultural Safety and Health Program said there

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Indiana: Farm Fatalities Increased in ’14

Indiana: Farm Fatalities Increased in ’14

πŸ‘€By Emma Hopkins, Purdue University, Ag Answers 🕔Oct 7, 2015

There were 25 farm-related deaths in Indiana last year, an increase from 18 the previous year, according to Purdue University’s 2014 Indiana Farm Fatality Summary. Despite the one-year increase, the report by Purdue’s Agricultural Safety and Health Program said there

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Indiana: Farm Fatalities Continue Downward Trend

πŸ‘€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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