Monthly Archives: June 2012

Careers in farm safety: Government & Medical

We’re taking a tour of careers in farm safety. So far we’ve talked about positions in for-profit companies and non-profit organizations. Now we’re going to wade into the government realm of farm safety. There are several areas of government on every level (federal, … Continue reading

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Monthly give away!

Once a month, The Next Generation blog will randomly select a commenter from the month to win $25. No strings attached. No hidden requirements. Comments are assigned a chronological number in the order received. SPAM comments will not be counted. … Continue reading

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Alternative safety?

Solar panels. Wind power. Alternative energy can be seen more and more in agriculture. The Iowa Farmer Today featured a small, organic farm family in New Hampton, Iowa who have taken steps to reduce the amount of energy they use. … Continue reading

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Careers in farm safety: Non-profit

We’re taking a tour of careers in farm safety. So far we’ve talked about positions in for-profit companies. Of course the flip side is non-profit. Finally, something I don’t have to research! Farm safety non-profits come in all shapes and … Continue reading

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Tip: Lawn mowing

Summer is the season of mowing lawns. A lawn tractor is smaller than traditional tractors, but the potential for injury is there. As such, lawn mowers need to be treated with the same respect. Long pants, sturdy shoes, and sunglasses … Continue reading

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Careers in farm safety: For-profit companies

First up on our tour of careers in farm safety, we’re going to talk about for-profit companies. Safety spans every business of agriculture. Full disclosure, I have limited experience in some most of these. It’s also impossible to cover every … Continue reading

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