Monthly Archives: October 2013

Happy Halloween!

Here are some trick-or-treating tips from our friends at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Have a Happy and Safe Halloween! Swords, knives, and similar costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible. Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups … Continue reading

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Safety Gets Tech Savvy

Play it Farm Safe! – The Youth Farm Safety Project at the University of Vermont Extension 4-H recently announced their new online farm safety training game aimed for youth ages 12-15. The game is called Play it Farm Safe and covers … Continue reading

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Health Education Week…we’ve got you covered!

Where are you getting your health information? Who is encouraging you to live a healthy and safe lifestyle? This week marks the 2013 National Health Education Week sponsored by the Society for Public Health Education and has been celebrated since … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about pumpkins! The facts: In 2011, pumpkins were grown on over 47,000 acres in the United States. The six top pumpkin producing states are Illinois, California, Ohio, Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania. Did you know that 90% of … Continue reading

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“Little Patch of Heaven”

What are you doing to keep your family safe during harvest time? What safety measures are pertinent to you and your family farm operation? We decided to ask a North Dakota farm wife and mother, Kelli Just, what she was … Continue reading

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Happy Harvest!

Harvest time can be one of the busiest times of the year for farmers and their families. Working hard to accomplish any task is something to take pride in. Just make sure the long hours don’t have tragic results. Here are … Continue reading

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It’s Fire Prevention Week!

This year’s theme is focused on preventing fires in the kitchen. Celebrate by going over some safety tips with your children and family members! For more information visit Aunt Dotty has some advice below:

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Rural Roadway Safety

Did you know only 19% of people in the United States live in rural areas but over half of the traffic fatalities take place there? With this kind of a statistic it is imperative that we slow down and take … Continue reading

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Successful Farming Farm Family Grant Winners

For nearly two decades our friends at Successful Farming magazine have sponsored the Farm Family Grant program. These grants are awarded to farm families across the nation that are planning to make their farm a safer place for themselves, their … Continue reading

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