Monthly Archives: September 2012

Reaching out

There have been some pretty awesome things happening during National Farm Safety and Health Week. For the first time we created a Twitter hashtag for Farm Safety and Health Week. By creating and promoting #FSHW12 it made it easier for … Continue reading

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Farm Safety and Health Day for Children and Youth

Agriculture is one of the few (if not the only) industries where the work place is the same as the home. Kids don’t live on the construction site or at the mine, but they live on the farm. For that … Continue reading

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Safety starts with you

Farm safety starts with the producer. The leader. Chances are… that’s mom and dad. But even if it’s not – the owner, “the boss” sets the tone for safety on the farm for everyone involved. They are the first line … Continue reading

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A family affair

“Agricultural Safety and Health: A Family Affair” Truer words have never been spoken. Family is the pulse of agriculture. From the producers working with a family member to the entire community at large, the sense of family is rooted in … Continue reading

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It’s Farm Safety and Health Week!

HAPPY FARM SAFETY & HEALTH WEEK! September 16-22 is National Farm Safety & Health Week, as proclaimed by the President. It happens every year during the third week of September. Join Farm Safety & Health Week by talking farm safety … Continue reading

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Grain bin explosions

What can 1 TEASPOON of flour do? Watch as our friends at Nationwide Agribusiness show us. (From the 2012 Farm Progress Show) Now just imagine what the explosion from a bin full of grain dust would look like! Think safety … Continue reading

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