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 […]

California: Personal Protective Equipment in Short Supply for Farm Work Apr 24, 2020

🕔Apr 24, 2020
While most Californians are staying home to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, California farmers, farmworkers and other agricultural professionals are out in the fields and packing houses working […]

Minnesota Webinar: Stored Grain Handling, Management – April 22 Apr 16, 2020

🕔Apr 16, 2020
For many farmers across Minnesota, 2019 ended with a late harvest and grain going into storage that was wetter than normal. Grain that has been stored wet can lead to […]

On-Farm COVID-19 Safety Measures – Video Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
While many businesses have closed or moved employee interactions online, much of the world depends on farmers remaining on the job — and in the field. The University of Arkansas […]

Coronavirus: When Ag Chem Labels Require N95 Masks, Will You Have Them? Apr 7, 2020

🕔Apr 7, 2020
With the critical need for respirators and other personal protective equipment (PPE) for health care, there is a potential shortage of PPE, particularly N95 respirators, in the marketplace for agriculture […]

Webinar: On-Farm Storage – Maximize Grain Quality, Reduce Safety Hazards – March 31 Mar 12, 2020

🕔Mar 12, 2020
One of the residual effects of the 2019 growing season is that we have some wetter than normal grain in on-farm storage. This situation poses two threats to producers. The […]

Emptying Grain Bins – Make Safety Your 1st Priority When Feb 21, 2020

🕔Feb 21, 2020
Following the wet and late harvest of 2019, several Midwest states are on the edge of a dangerous cliff when it comes to emptying their grain bins. Conditions are aligning […]

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