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 […]

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 […]

12 Tips to Avoid, Contain Combine Fires During Harvest Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019
Meteorologists would likely correct us if we referred to this year’s summer climate as bipolar. However, the early fall rain patterns seem to be completely different depending on where one […]

Alabama: 4 Tractor Safety Tips for Harvest Season Oct 17, 2017

🕔Oct 17, 2017
Harvest season hustles on in Alabama. Jimmy Jones, Alabama Cooperative Extension System coordinator in Henry County, offers a few important safety reminders for all tractor operators and farm families during harvest season. Farmers […]

Harvest Safety: 12 Tips to Reduce Risk of a Combine Fire Sep 26, 2017

🕔Sep 26, 2017
It is extremely important for contractors and owners of a building to understand fire watch requirements in detail. In some cases companies might overdue the fire, because they assume that […]

Iowa Harvest: Fire Prevention, Management Tips in Dry Fields Sep 14, 2017

🕔Sep 14, 2017
It’s always difficult to forecast weather, but if dry field conditions persist, potential for combine and field fires this fall could be a problem. All it takes is a single […]

Iowa Harvest: Combine Settings for Variable Crop Conditions Aug 25, 2017

🕔Aug 25, 2017
Although generally good, corn and soybean crops are quite variable across Iowa as harvest season approaches. Spotty rainfall, in many cases too little but in a few cases too much, along […]

Harvest Safety: Maintenance Crucial to Preventing Combine Fires Oct 14, 2016

🕔Oct 14, 2016
Farmers should regularly inspect their combines’ machinery, fuel lines and electrical systems during harvest season to prevent fires, a Purdue Extension safety specialist says. Harvest season brings a unique combination […]

Ohio: Harvest Safety – 16 Steps to Avoid Injury Oct 5, 2016

🕔Oct 5, 2016
This harvest season, safety should be a priority within the farm operation. Consider that it is a time that involves long hours and the need for multiple pieces of farm […]

Farm Safety: Avoid Slips and Falls During Harvest Season Sep 23, 2016

🕔Sep 23, 2016
The 2016 Iowa Farm Safety and Health Week is held in conjunction with National Farm Safety and Health Week Sept. 18-24. This year’s theme is “Farm Safety…A Legacy to be […]

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