Tag Archives: youth

Get your grain safety activites here!

Looking for some fun harvest activities for the kids? Below are links to the puzzles in our Grain Safety educational packet! They are free and ready for you to download! Grain Sudoku Word Find Dot to Dots Grain’s Pull Crossword … Continue reading

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What should your kids do on the farm?

Wondering what your kids should do to help on the farm? Take a  look a the North American Guidelines for Children’s Agricultural Tasks (NAGCAT).  A truck load of information awaits you! Below are the 10 ten guidelines. Working with large animals Driving a … Continue reading

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Window safety & The Hannah Geneser Foundation

Did you know that 12 kids die annually from window falls and another 5,000 are injured? The Hannah Geneser Foundation is doing what they can to prevent more children from fatal falls in honor of their daughter Hannah, who passed … Continue reading

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Potential exposure for detasseling crew

When do you know if you have been exposed to farm chemicals? A recent Iowa news article highlighted a group of youth that were in a field detasseling corn and could smell the chemicals being applied in the field next … Continue reading

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Chemical Safety

Each year thousands of children are exposed to chemicals on the farm. The only way to prevent it is to lock up all forms of chemicals. Exposure can happen in a number of ways: Ingestion by eating or swallowing Contact … Continue reading

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Put a Plug in the Noise

Kids not listening to you when you ask them to do something? Is it because they are ignoring you or are you just in a noisy environment? Do them a favor and reduce their risk of hearing loss. Earplugs are small, … Continue reading

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Boating Safety

Are the young people in your boat wearing a life jacket? Is a sober boater behind the wheel? Do you have equipment on hand in case someone is tossed overboard? The Iowa Department of Natural Resources recently issued an annual … Continue reading

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