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Building a Culture of Farm Safety

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“The average fatality costs a family farm $1 million dollars,” said Frank Gasperini, president of the Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America. He is a straight-talker whose career involves looking at grim statistics and helping other organizations make a ... read more

Farming Opportunities for Veterans

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In recent years, a host of programs – many of them run by veterans or private organizations – have sprung up to provide opportunities for veterans to turn their weapons into plowshares, including: The Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) (www.farmvetco.org). A ... read more

Farm Safety

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It’s a simple concept with profound implications: Ignoring hazards magnifies their potential danger, while acknowledging threats and embracing their reality empowers individuals to be proactive in their efforts to prevent accidents. So, what does that require? For agricultural workers, a ... read more