Can you believe it, harvest has arrived and it has taken off like a wildfire! It's great to see the combines rolling through the fields and the trucks coming in to the elevators. With that being said, its a great time to remember a few harvest safety tips!
Thoroughly inspect and test all equipment before use.
Try and stay well rested and hydrated to maintain awareness
NEVER enter a bin alone
Make sure all moving parts have stopped before working on equipment
After multiple cycles of wetting and drying, some Midwestern soybean
fields will be more prone to shatter loss and will require careful harvest
management this fall.
See DTN Ag News. BShatter-Prone Soybeans...
Investment, information, infrastructure and integrity are four
buzzwords that the global agriculture industry is talking about, and they'll be
essential in helping farmers feed the world's growing population.
See DTN Ag News. B"I" Words Driving Ag...
After weather delays and machinery breakdowns, Karen Johnson's family
of Avoca, Iowa, was finally able to begin harvesting their soybean crop this
past Friday. Meanwhile, dry weather in Madison, Fla., has allowed Jamie Harris'
peanut harvest to speed ahead.
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The return of showers in Brazil's Mato Grosso and surrounding parts
of the Center-West, combined with forecasts of further rain over the weekend,
have prompted farmers to restart planting soybeans this week.
See DTN Ag News. BBrazil Restarts Soy Planting...
A federal appeals court has tossed a lawsuit filed by industry trade
groups seeking to repeal an EPA regulation for labeling retail pumps that sell
gasoline containing 15% ethanol, or E15.
See DTN Ag News. BE15 Labeling Lawsuit Tossed...
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