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
Karen Johnson's family of Avoca, Iowa, spent long days this past week
finishing up the soybean harvest, while the corn harvest is on hold due to high
moisture levels. Dry weather conditions in the Florida panhandle also allowed
Jamie Harris to make good progress on his peanut and soybean harvest.
See DTN Ag News. BView From the Cab...
Officials from the state of Kansas submitted comments to EPA on the
proposed Clean Water Act rule recently, providing specific examples of where
they say connectivity science doesn't add up.
See DTN Ag News. 4^Kansas Points Out CWA Flaws...
The next generation of U.S. farmers will face challenges such as
adapting to climate change and finding ways to feed a growing world population,
U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack told FFA members at the 2014 National FFA
Convention and Expo.
See DTN Ag News. 1^Vilsack on Future of Farming...
Here's part two of our farm-life math test. How mathy are you?
See DTN Ag News. BKub's Den...
Lower crop prices may reduce demand for some fertilizers this fall,
especially P and K, which is likely to put pressure on wholesale fertilizer
See DTN Ag News. BDTN Fertilizer Outlook...
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