3 Road Safety Priorities for Farm Machinery Operators

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Public roads are already a dangerous environment, resulting in thousands of crashes and related deaths and injuries each year in the U.S. As a farmer/operator, you may rely on public roadways to travel from field to field/farmstead and to transport goods to surrounding communities.

Strategies to Address Challenges in the Current Farm Equipment Market

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Farmers are some of the most resilient workers there are – but recent market challenges have made conducting farming operations more difficult than ever before.

Preventing Heatstroke on the Farm

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Summer is more than just “busy-season” for farmers, it’s also the peak season for heat illness in agriculture. Heat stress prevention is crucial on the farm, and it should be top of mind when workers are performing their duties on a hot summer day.

Winter Safety Tips for the Farm

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With winter right around the corner, it is the perfect time to discuss winter safety for the farm. Winter brings snow, ice, and freezing temperatures, making it extremely important to put the following safety tips to use in order to keep you and your livestock thriving.

Insurance 101: Understanding Equipment Breakdown Coverage

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Believe it or not, in the world of insurance there is coverage for just about anything you can think of! One of the lesser known coverages available to homeowners, business owners and farm owners is Equipment Breakdown Coverage.

Removing Snow from Farm Outbuildings: 10 Precautions to Consider

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When heavy snow meets fierce winds, sometimes even the best-engineered buildings can collapse. Whether you store farming machinery or livestock in your outbuildings, a roof collapse is sure to cause some extensive damage.

Preparing Your Farm for Spring: Equipment Inspection & Maintenance

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With the days getting longer and the weather getting warmer, you can practically smell your crops growing already!

Preparing Your Farm for Cold Winter Temperatures

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With the days getting shorter and nights getting longer, it’s vital to prepare your farm for the harsh months ahead. Winter can be costly for farms as wind, freezing temperatures and storms all have the potential to cause severe damage.

Grain Storage Bins: 3 Crucial Hazards to Keep in Mind

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Grain handling facilities are those that may handle, store, receive, process and ship bulk raw agricultural commodities such as oats, barley, corn, wheat, etc. These facilities include feed mills, flour mills, grain elevators, dry corn mills and much more.