Dakotas-Based Co-Op Selling Firefighting Skids

John DavisSafety, wheat

A cooperative based in North and South Dakota is selling wheat growers some protection against a big risk at harvest time: combine fires. Wheat Growers has assembled a firefighting skid that can slide into the back of an 8-foot pickup box and includes a 500-gallon water tank, 70 feet of hose on an electric hose reel with an adjustable fire … Read More

Make Grain Bin Safety Your Top Priority

Jamie JohansenAg Group, Grain, NCGA, Safety, Video

As farmers across the country prepare to hit the fields in their combines, the National Corn Growers Association urges all growers to remember the importance of proper grain bin safety procedures this harvest. To help increase awareness of this important topic, NCGA offers a video highlighting the importance of proper safety procedures and reviewing helpful guidelines. First released in 2011 … Read More

iCropTrak Puts Food Safety On The Map

Talia GoesAgribusiness, Safety

If you have driven on a California highway recently you may have noticed an occasional tomato heap, scattered bell peppers or bunch of celery on the roadside. Harvest crews are busy bringing in crops throughout the state and truck traffic is backed up at weigh scales and processing facilities. To ease the paperwork burden, Cogent3D, Inc. has announced the availability … Read More

NFMS Shows the Importance of ROPS

Cindy ZimmermanAudio, National Farm Machinery Show, Safety

The Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Division of Ag Education, Farm Safety and Farmland Preservation has teamed up with several organizations to promote farm safety to National Farm Machinery Show attendees this week. As you can see in the photo, they have a tractor rollover educational display to show the difference in a rollover with the ROPS bar up and down. … Read More