Iowa: Protect Yourself from Grain Dust – Video Oct 23, 2020

🕔Oct 23, 2020
Farmers should always be mindful of the respiratory hazards and associated health concerns with exposure to dusts and molds during grain harvest and handling. This becomes especially important in a […]

Respiratory Protection During Harvest – Video Oct 12, 2020

🕔Oct 12, 2020
While the weather is working in our favor this year for grain harvest, the crop is drying down quickly and mold and dust are prolific. Dust and mold cause significant […]

Prepared For On-Farm Emergencies? Steps To Take – DTN Oct 6, 2020

🕔Oct 6, 2020
The number of ag workers that suffer serious injuries or die on the job each year is staggering. In 2017 alone, 416 farmers and farmworkers died from work-related injuries, according to […]

Take Care With Tractors – 8 Farm Safety Tips – DTN Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
As fall harvest begins, using proper safety equipment and knowing how to operate farm machinery safely can go a long way to prevent equipment accidents. Not following these rules, however, […]

California Tree Crops: PG&E Offers Safe Planting Guidance Around Power Lines Sep 22, 2020

🕔Sep 22, 2020
When orchard trees meet power lines, disaster can result. Whether it’s a power outage affecting millions or the accidental death of a farm worker, such scenarios can have devastating and […]

Harvest Safety: Proper Combine Lockout/Tagout Procedures – Video Sep 14, 2020

🕔Sep 14, 2020
Before working in or around your combine, it’s important to go through proper shutdown and lockout/tagout procedures to ensure safety for yourself and those around you. Refer to this list […]

Heat Alert – Farm Workers at Increased Risk this Summer Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
Outdoor work during these hot summer months adds additional stress to our body’s coolant system. Heat stroke, heat stress, or heat exhaustion – to distinguish between these terms does not […]

Managing Ag PPE Needs When Supplies Are Short May 29, 2020

🕔May 29, 2020
Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is necessary to protect farmers and other agricultural workers from pesticides, grain dust, mold, and other hazards. The COVID-19 global pandemic, however, has stressed the […]

Nebraska: Center Pivot Safety – What Could Go Wrong? May 11, 2020

🕔May 11, 2020
Center pivots have revolutionized irrigation, greatly increasing water application efficiency and have become a way of life on many irrigated farms. Pivots, like every machine on the farm, have several […]

Michigan: COVID-19 Health Screening Requirements for Essential Employees May 1, 2020

🕔May 1, 2020
As of April 24, 2020, there were over 36,500 confirmed cases and over 3,000 deaths due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Michigan, with cases reported in all but four counties across the […]

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