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Farm Safety – Health and Safety Regulations

From Peter Main 

Tougher farm safety regulation hard to come by in Iowa … investigatemidwest.orginvestigatemidwest.org

Although agriculture is considered to be a different area to most other types of businesses, the are still a number of health and safety regulations in force.

These will often differ from standard industrial regulations or orders, but are designed to […]

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Farm Safety and the Need for Insurance

From Peter Main 

Safety First for North Carolina Agriculture Industry … ncfieldfamily.org

The issue of insurance, and the role of insurance companies, is a very important one in the context of safety for farms and agricultural businesses. Farms present a special difficulty for insurance companies because they are normally a mix of home and business. […]

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Farm Safety – Workplace Activity Factors

From Peter Main 

Farm Safety Plans Today Can Lead to a Safer Tomorrow … eXtensioneXtension

The nature of farming generates a number of areas of workplace activities that can be inherently more risky than similar activities undertaken in an office or factory environment.

Work hours

The length of hours that someone works on a farm is normally […]

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Farm Safety – Social, Economic and Political Factors

From Peter Main 

2019 – a year to focus on farm safety | OvertheCounter overthecounter.news

Farm safety – social economic and political factors

The nature of working on a farm and on safety is to an extent conditioned by the fact that farming is often seen as a way of life, rather than as a formal […]

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Farm Safety – Personal Factors

From Peter Main 

Kudos to Farm Safety — Penn State College of Agricultural … agsci.psu.eduagsci.psu.edu

There are a number of significant factors concerning the type of family and workforce that can affect safety on a farm.

Children and young people

A farm environment is often a family environment as well, meaning that children and young people are […]

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Farm Safety – Environmental Factors

From Peter Main  

Kudos to Farm Safety — Penn State College of Agricultural … agsci.psu.eduagsci.psu.edu

Environmental factors are different from the environment itself, but do to an extent overlap.

When considering farm safety, the environment itself in terms of the nature of the land and the type of produce grown or reared is really important. Following […]

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Principles of Farm Safety – Environment

From Peter Main 

Pulling up the Curtain on the New Line of 2015 John Deere … John Deere MachineFinderJohn Deere MachineFinder

When thinking in terms of any type of health and safety work or issues, the term environment is perhaps one of the key elements. The type of environment that someone works in will to […]

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How to Choose the Right Tractor

From Peter Main 

Tractor – Wikipedia WikipediaWikipedia

Most people assume they know what a tractor is, and what it is used for, based largely on historical and stereotypical images of someone ploughing a field, using a tractor. Whilst this is true to a large extent, the extent and range of tractors in today’s world means […]

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What Is the Issue About Grey Market Tractors?

From Peter Main 

Poll Results: Would You Own a Gray Market Kubota … orangetractortalks.com

Grey market tractors are often talked about, or written about,in slightly hushed tones, as if there was something slightly under the table or under the counter about them.

They also talked about often in very unpatriotic terms, as if someone buying them […]

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How LED Lighting Is Changing Farming

From Lydia Quinn 

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In many places areas around the world, LED is changing how farming is done. In Japan, there are restaurants which grow their own fresh greens indoors using LED grow lights. In the US, there are farms which grow greens exclusively indoors using LED lamps. Greens grown with […]

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