Category Archives: Farm Safety
Whether you would like to understand general safety or more in-depth knowledge of safety to protect yourself, workers, or family members from electrical, ATV, PTO, and other farm hazards, please Click Here to be forwarded to the National Farmers Union web page. The web site has several videos as well as key pointers to protect […]
(Records hit, not just Tons Per Acre) One of my favorite times of the year is when harvest is underway. The crispness in the air and the smell of what farmers harvest is as pleasing as a warm apple pie out of the oven. When harvest wraps up, I like to go to the local […]
Harvest is fast approaching, though we still have some time to complete some key maintenance on the devices used for harvest and storage of grains. The article titled “TRACTOR SAFETY: 5 STEPS TO PREP FOR A SAFE HARVEST SEASON”, discusses several steps we may take to help heighten safety surrounding the operation of tractors. Please […]
Over the last year, we have posted several articles which enhance safety on the farm and in the community. The following link has several videos on topics that we have previously posted. To see how some of these directly affect us each day, please access this link (Click Here) to be directed to the National […]
Rural roads can be dangerous to travel, especially during planting and harvest. An article from Nationwide discusses some of the additional hazards rural areas face, as well as some key actions to take to heighten safety. Please click here to be directed to the article. Have a Safe Planting Season.
With planting season upon us, it is an optimistic time of year. It can also be a dangerous time as well. Roadways not only being operated on by motor vehicles, but also farm vehicles can cause hazards on the roadways but also on the farm site as well. An article written by the United Soybean […]
Additional hazards exist on Minnesota’s road ways during spring time weather. The Minnesota Safety Council has an article that provides tips to help drivers be more alert in a variety of situations. Please Click Here to be directed to the article. Safe Travels!
With spring shortly upon us, it is a good time to discuss grain bin safety. The article titled Grain Bin Safety by Grinnell Mutual Insurance discusses items to be cautious of when loading grain for transport. Please Click Here to be directed to the article.
With the season of freezing temperatures upon us and precipitation in various forms causing hazardous roadways, additional preparation and attention is necessary to keep us safe. The follow article discusses several tips that will enhance ones safety when on the roadways. Click here to be forwarded to the article.
Storage and handling is an integral part of work that each farm operation is use to. Unfortunately, it is the cause of debilitating injuries and fatalities each year. Provided by the University of Missouri Extension service is an article that offers various practices to help keep yourself, family, and workers safe during handling and storing […]