Pesticides: 16 Common-Sense Practices for Effective Spraying Jun 8, 2021

🕔Jun 8, 2021
June is a busy time with spraying pesticides, especially herbicides. Paying attention to some key principles of spraying is likely to result in achieving your goal: maximum net return on […]

5 Safety Tips for Working with Anhydrous – DTN Apr 12, 2021

🕔Apr 12, 2021
The least expensive form of nitrogen also has the potential to be one of the most dangerous chemicals used in agriculture today. However, anhydrous ammonia can be used safely if […]

7 Reminders for Pesticide Safety Mar 30, 2021

🕔Mar 30, 2021
You probably worked on your sprayer and other major equipment over the winter to gear up for pesticide applications.  Have you put any effort into preparing for applicator safety?  Here […]

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 […]

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