Selecting PPE When Using Pesticides May 12, 2022

🕔May 12, 2022
When selecting a pesticide, make sure you read the label to ensure that you have the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) needed to mix, load, and apply that product. The PPE that […]

Grain Bin Safety Tips – Don’t Become a Statistic Mar 4, 2022

🕔Mar 4, 2022
Many of the ways to increase safety when working and living around grain storage involve basic safety practices, but more education and enforcement is needed on the farm. Over two-thirds […]

Grain Bin Safety: Best Practices, Products to Reduce Injury Dec 16, 2021

🕔Dec 16, 2021
Grain bins can range in size depending on the facility’s needs and are used to store commodities or other products for later use. Products that you might find in a […]

Pesticide Storage: Protect Others, the Environment, and Your Investment Nov 5, 2021

🕔Nov 5, 2021
Pesticides are not cheap and represent a significant investment for many agricultural producers and others who use pesticides regularly. Generally, most pesticides are intended to have a 2 to 3 […]

Minnesota Corn: Harvest Safety – Mind the Mold Dust Oct 27, 2021

🕔Oct 27, 2021
Saprophyte – this is a fancy term for fungi that make their living by colonizing and extracting nutrients from dead tissue. Saprophytes are the reason continuous corn fields aren’t packed […]

Ohio: Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest Oct 19, 2021

🕔Oct 19, 2021
Autumn weather conditions have led to an increase in combine fires. Two recommendations to prevent injuries and property damage include: preventative maintenance and pre-planning for fire emergencies. Ohio ranks fourth […]

Ohio Corn: Harvesting Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble Oct 19, 2021

🕔Oct 19, 2021
Dark Dust Clouds During Harvest There have been reports of huge dust clouds blowing up behind combines during harvest. It is certainly not uncommon to see dust during harvest as […]

Harvest Safety – 15 Fire Prevention and Management Tips Oct 1, 2021

🕔Oct 1, 2021
Much of Iowa is currently abnormally dry or in some state of drought according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor. If dry field conditions persist, the potential for combine and field […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Risks of Respiratory Exposure to Mycotoxins Sep 29, 2021

🕔Sep 29, 2021
Airborne exposures are a significant risk to farmers. In some cases, the resulting effects can be immediate and severe. Recently, almost everyone has experienced a heightened awareness of respiratory exposures […]

Pay Attention to Grain Bin Safety – DTN Sep 21, 2021

🕔Sep 21, 2021
With harvest underway in some areas of the Corn Belt and beginning soon in others, farmers will be busy collecting and storing millions of bushels of grain. While agriculture is […]

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