Can you believe it, harvest has arrived and it has taken off like a wildfire! It's great to see the combines rolling through the fields and the trucks coming in to the elevators. With that being said, its a great time to remember a few harvest safety tips!
Thoroughly inspect and test all equipment before use.
Try and stay well rested and hydrated to maintain awareness
NEVER enter a bin alone
Make sure all moving parts have stopped before working on equipment
A provision in the 2014 farm bill essentially waives Actual
Production History yields that collapsed due to extreme weather. The APH
exclusion would adjust a farmer's actual yields for crop insurance in counties
where the average planted-acre yield tumbled at least 50% below a 10-year
county average. USDA is allowing farmers of some spring crops to take advantage
of the exclusion, but winter wheat farmers may have to wait until at least next
See DTN Ag News. BUSDA Rolls Out APH Exclusion...
Markets that lack direction tend to be choppy and difficult to
a phase grains are probably headed for.
See DTN Ag News. BTodd's Take...
Standoff between high-priced fertilizer and depressed corn prices has
some growers changing tactics for 2015 crops.
See DTN Ag News. @^DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends...
Three growers use water-management strategies that reduce input costs
and provide insurance in years of drought.
See DTN Ag News. F^Water in the Bank...
Ron Mielke of Harrington, Wash., split his new shop into two spaces
to manage equipment workflow.
See DTN Ag News. 4^A Shop Divided...
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