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
The bin doors are closing on this year's corn crop and probably won't
open again until spring. DTN Senior Analyst Darin Newsom explains some of the
things farmers should be watching for in the meantime.
See DTN Ag News. :^Bin Doors Slam Shut on Corn...
Though President Barack Obama's executive action may provide some
limited relief to agriculture workers, industry experts say the move falls far
short in meeting labor needs.
See DTN Ag News. BImmigration Order Shortfalls...
Next week is Thanksgiving, a day meant for enjoying different takes
on turkey before we turn our attention to more pressing matters.
See DTN Ag News. BNewsom on the Market...
About one year after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
released a proposed Renewable Fuel Standard that would slash mandated biofuel
blending by some 3 billion gallons, the agency announced Friday that the 2014
numbers won't come until next year.
See DTN Ag News. BRFS Runaround...
Analyze your 2015 profit challenges, refine your risk management
skills and get to know your global competition. DTN's annual Ag Summit will
focus on reassessing your farm's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and
threats in the post-$7 corn era.
See . FDTN Ag Summit ...
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