Farm

Rows of hemp growing in a field

What is hemp? It's more than you think.

Throughout history, hemp has been regulated and production decreased. However, in 2018, the Hemp Farming Act of 2018 was passed as part of the U.S....

Multiple industrial size grain bins on a farm

Grain bin safety to prevent suffocation

The tragedy repeatedly makes news headlines: People entrapped in grain storage bins with only seconds to react before they are engulfed and...

Tractor driving alone down a country road

Tractor safety on the road

While country music star Kenny Chesney may think it’s fun to be “chuggin’ along” in his tractor—we don’t think it’s so fun being stuck behind it...

Large yellow combine plowing a field

Farm equipment fires: 7 steps to prevent combine fires

A combine fire during harvest could be devastating. Not only do you risk losing your crop, but a fire could also result in costly damages to the...

Tractor plowing a large field

5 Summer farm safety tips

Summer brings longer days and warmer weather. However, it also means a busier time for farmers. Before you tackle your summer farming to-do list,...

Small child holding a puppy in the middle of a corn field

Farm safety for kids: Age appropriate farm safety tips

Farms are a rare combination of workplace and home. Because kids grow up "at home" on the farm, we may not think to give them the same kind of safe...