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Beef up grain bin safety By: 03/12/2014 @ 9:57am

Scott Haerr was surprised when OSHA inspectors arrived at his west-central Ohio farm during harvest last year.“They said they wanted to see my grain setup,” he…

Turning a tragedy into a crusade By: 11/14/2013 @ 1:55pm

Mandy Hammes knows the statistics: The U.S. agriculture sector accounted for 475 deaths in 2012 and recorded the…

Be Prepared to Survive Winter Weather By: 02/24/2014 @ 11:00pm

Earlier this winter Polar Vortex blanketed the Midwest, followed by subsequent days of below-zero temperatures and…

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Spring machinery prep checklist By: 02/20/2014 @ 7:41pm

As farmers get ready for spring, preparing machinery should include checking or repairing anything that may affect the safety of the operator (if not already done so).Keeping machinery properly maintained is…

Protect Your Hearing, Reduce Your Risk! By: 01/27/2014 @ 9:39am

Guest Blog from Farm Safety For Just Kids Hazardous levels of noise are produced by many things on the farm, including grain dryers, tractors, combines, livestock…

Safety shields save lives By: 01/13/2014 @ 11:30am

Over the years, Jim Bittner hasn’t been afraid to experiment with new crops or different production practices. However, when it comes to safety, the Appleton, New York, producer strives to reduce his…

Play It Safe: Tips for Preventing Cold-Weather Injuries By: 01/08/2014 @ 8:45am

Many farm-related activities, such as feeding the cattle and plowing the farm yard, must be done no matter what the thermometer reads. That’s why it’s important for…

Preparedness, awareness critical to extreme winter survival By: 01/06/2014 @ 10:22am

Wind chill readings south of -20 or -30 degrees Fahrenheit can make the easiest job outside on the farm a slow, painful slog. And a potentially deadly one at that. Staying safe in extreme cold like that…

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