Tag: farm safety

Grain Storage Cost-Share Program Expected to Continue

Agriculture producers know the dangers that come with their occupation but there are some programs to help producers get reimbursed for their mitigation efforts. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture only has a few weeks left in their pilot Grain Storage Facility Safety Cost-Share program. The program was designed to help farmers make safety improvements for…
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June 16, 2021 0

Wild Rice Electric Reminds Farmers to Watch Out for Power Lines

Mahnomen, MN — As the snow melts off the fields and spring returns, farmers will be itching to get back into the fields. But whether you are planting corn, doing tillage work, fertilizing, or just doing work around the farmstead, Wild Rice Electric is asking area farmers to use caution and avoid power lines. Tommy…
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April 16, 2021 0

As Spring Planting Starts, Extension Office Encourage Farm Safety

Ada, MN — Spring planting is getting underway in the Red River Valley and that’s lead Norman-Polk County Extension Educator to reminder everyone, both farmers and everyone else, to be extra cautious and look out for each on the roadways. So far there have been two fatal farming related accidents in 2021 in Minnesota. Dufault…
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April 7, 2021 0

Farm Safety Webinars with UofM, NDSU Extension begin January 21st

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (1/15/21) (Minnesota) — Next week will kick off a five-week-long series of Farm Safety Webinars through the University of Minnesota Extension and North Dakota State University Extension.  This partnership this winter will provide viewers the opportunity to empower their communities and individuals to prioritize safety of the farm. Webinars will be…
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January 15, 2021 0