September 21, 2016 RSS feed / Agriculture

Agriculture Safety Check List

Safe practices should be followed at all times in agriculture. Many of the daily activities involve risk. Precautions can be taken to reduce risk.   More...

National Hunting And Fishing Day With Fun, Free Events!

Each year, the fourth Sunday of September brings National Hunting and Fishing Day. On this day, celebrated Sept. More...

How Good is Your Safety Plan?

Safety on farms involves more than just being careful yourself and more than telling your employees to “take it easy.” Safety involves having a plan for safety and following it.  More...

Improving Georgia’s Yield Behind the Wheel

While driving on Georgia’s roads, many motorists encounter farm equipment, especially during harvest season. Farmers are often transporting things from field to field in equipment that is designed to be used primarily in the field. More...

The tractor is not the place for quality time

The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine & Health - NYCAMH

Spending time together on a tractor is extremely dangerous. Every year children are needlessly injured or killed because adults allow them on or near tractors. Give children the quality time and safety they deserve. More...

Hay! Be Careful Out There!

“A cold wet May means a barn full of hay” the old saying goes, but my experience with haying is much like the reality of getting milk from cows. Some say cows give milk, but it seems to me you have to take it from them! More...

Peanut production increases and soybeans hit record

U.S. peanut production is on track to be the second largest ever. More...