Proposals are now being accepted by the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety for grants up to $20,000 to support small-scale projects and pilot studies that address prevention of childhood agricultural disease and injury. Application deadline is August 20, 2018.
Been Farming Long? If not, you’re at high risk for injury. Men and women who’ve been farming less than 10 years are at high risk for injury because agriculture is one of the most dangerous industries in the U.S.
What would happen in your community if someone became engulfed in grain while working in a grain bin? Both engulfment and entrapment can occur within just 4 or 5 seconds and an individual can be submerged to the point where they’re unable to free themselves. Be prepared!
“Do I really need to go inside this grain bin?” That’s the first question farmers should ask before taking the risk of working inside a grain bin. If entering a bin is absolutely necessary, implementing grain bin entry safety practices will reduce the risk of injury or death.
Farm Bureau’s young leaders became lobbyists for a day while meeting with Wisconsin’s congressional delegation in Washington, D.C. on June 6. The issues discussed were trade, immigration and the farm bill.
Spring has finally arrived, but soil temps are still cold in many counties. Less than 5% of potatoes have been planted, 2 weeks behind last year. Here are some highlights from the Wisconsin Ag reports and prices for March 2018, according to the USDA...
Spring is here which means one thing for farmers: it’s time to hit the fields. Tractors and other implements of husbandry (IOH) are allowed to operate on Wisconsin roadways but are often large and slow-moving which can cause confusion for drivers sharing the roads.
News media reports of agricultural injuries and fatalities can fill an important information gap and provide near real-time, humanized stories for safety professionals and policymakers who are focused on the future of agricultural health and safety, according to research published in the journal Injury Prevention.
Like anything you buy, price is a reflection of value. Realizing the value of working with an insurance agent might make you reconsider that cheap online insurance quote.Here are 4 reasons why it's valuable to work with an insurance agent.