Staying safe on the farm

Farming is one of the most dangerous industries according to the Centers for Disease Control Cheryl Skjolaas provides tips for staying safe on the farm.

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Putting Farm Safety into Practice – Grain and Forage Harvest

A modern farm can be a dangerous and unforgiving place. Fall is a high-risk time as harvest operations ramp up quickly. In Wisconsin, there are tight time windows to get forages, corn, soybeans and other crops harvested and put into storage. It’s that time pressure that often contributes to mistakes and leads to injury or death. Machinery plays a major factor in serious harvest season injuries. Here are some tips to put safety into practice.

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Youth Safety on the Farm

#FlashbackFriday Kids visiting or living on a farm need some safety guidance. Cheryl Skjolaas from the Wisconsin Center for Agricultural Safety provides tips for parents and children.

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