Farm safety best practices highlighted during National Farm Safety Week


September 18, 2023

Stephen Merrick

Wheat harvest was in full swing at the JD Schmidt farm northeast of Oberon on Wednesday, Sept. 13.

According to the 2019 U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics, the agricultural sector is still the most dangerous in America, with 573 fatalities, an equivalent of 23.1 deaths per 100,000 workers.

Fall harvest time is not only one of the busiest times on the farm, it's also one of the most dangerous.

For that reason, the National Safety Council first designated the third week of September as National...

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