Heads Up!

Football players aren't the only ones who get concussions. Farmers and ranchers are at risk, too.


Listen to Successful Farming Magazine

Readers of Successful Farming magazine can still enjoy the articles they’ve come to look forward to each month, even if their vision no longer allows them to read the magazine.

The National Federation of the Blind’s NFB-Newsline lets blind, visually impaired, or print-disabled subscribers in most states access audio versions of more than 400 breaking-news sources, newspapers, and magazines, including Successful Farming magazine, for free.


Staying on the Farm

Making a home more accessible for an aging resident rather than relocating to an assisted living facility can be cost effective.


Prevent a Tree Stand Accident

When you think about hunting accidents, firearm injuries probably come immediately to mind. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, however, tree stand accidents are actually the leading cause of injury to hunters every season.

Here are some tips for avoiding a tree stand accident:


Doing Her Best

Growing up on a farm helped my sister-in-law learn to live independently despite having Down Syndrome.


Remind Teenagers of Rural Road Dangers

As teenagers prepare to head back to school, some will be driving for the first time. Take a moment to remind them – and yourself – about the dangers of driving on rural roads.

According to Farm Safety For Just Kids (FS4JK), now part of the Progressive Agriculture Foundation, death from an accident is 2.5 times more likely to occur in rural areas than urban ones. Large, slow-moving machinery; loose gravel and soft shoulders; and wildlife such as deer all play a part in the increased risk.