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Protect Respiratory Health and Buy Life-Saving Minutes By: 10/30/2014 @ 1:10pm

When 23-year-old Arick Baker was working in an 80,000-bushel bin on his family farm near New Providence, Iowa, last year, he was sucked into an air pocket and engulfed by 22,000 bushels of corn. Rescuers found…

National Farm Safety and Health Week By: 09/23/2014 @ 11:36am

Already in Iowa, a teen has been killed in a 2014 harvest accident. It's an important time to focus on farm safety.

Safety and Health to Go By: 09/17/2014 @ 10:39am

Andy Winborn is ready to take ag health and safety on the road. He’s already on the move. “We’ve done safety and health research, but there’s not much money for taking programs to farmers, so we…

Protect What Matters By: 09/17/2014 @ 10:24am

Marsha Salzwedel wants fewer emails, but she needs farm families across the U.S. to help her achieve this goal.Salzwedel, the youth rural safety specialist at Marshfield (Wisconsin) Clinic Research…

9 summer safety tips for farm kids By: 06/26/2014 @ 1:10pm

With school out for the summer and kids at home, it's a good idea to give them a refresher course on farm safety. Farm Safety 4 Just Kids (FS4JK) offers these tips.

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