Grinnell Mutual has created a set of free resources, available on our website, about safe farm practices. We encourage you to read, watch, and share the information with a farmer you know. In addition to a video, you’ll find articles on a variety of farm safety topics:
At the end of the growing season, when full-grown cornstalks can hide unmarked intersections, be especially alert as you drive rural roads. Read what to do at an unmarked intersection.
By inspecting equipment, taking breaks, and knowing your limits, you can ensure a safe harvest on your farm. Read the three keys to health at harvest.
Harvest time brings all ages to the farm. Whether children come for a visit or to help with the work, farm owners should speak with them and their parents and set expectations to prevent accidents. Read how you can create a safe farm lifestyle for children.
Confined spaces like grain bins and manure pits have dangers that farmers should avoid or limit exposure to Read more about how you can be safe in confined spaces on the farm.
As farmers fill grain bins at harvest, they also fill roads with tractors, combines, and other equipment. Read how farmers can share the road at harvest.
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