Farm

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Hazard Communication: What is it?

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) developed a Hazard Communication Standard to help protect employees from the hazards of...

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Personal Protective Equipment: An overview

Hazards exist in every workplace and in many different forms. Your employer has the responsibility to assess your workplace and/or job site to...

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High moisture levels pose a risk of hay fire

When hay is baled and stored at high moisture levels, it can spontaneously combust, often resulting in a total loss of the crop and barn. These hay...

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4 steps to create a business continuity plan for your farm

While no one wants to think about a disaster happening, it is important to have a plan in place before disaster strikes. Depending on the type of...

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Now hear this: Cellphones and farm safety

Smartphones are becoming an indispensable part of farming operations. From special apps that control the GPS in your irrigation system to time...

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How to avoid agricultural runoff when spreading manure

Many livestock owners need to spread manure, even during the winter months. But winter snowfall and spring thaws can create challenges for manure...