Preventing and Responding to Combine Fires Sep 30, 2022

    🕔Sep 30, 2022
    As we move into fall harvest, a majority of Nebraska is in moderate to exceptional drought conditions. Fire is of high concern due to weather conditions conducive for fires to […]

    Minnesota Corn: Harvest Safety – Mind the Mold Dust Oct 27, 2021

    🕔Oct 27, 2021
    Saprophyte – this is a fancy term for fungi that make their living by colonizing and extracting nutrients from dead tissue. Saprophytes are the reason continuous corn fields aren’t packed […]

    Ohio: Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest Oct 19, 2021

    🕔Oct 19, 2021
    Autumn weather conditions have led to an increase in combine fires. Two recommendations to prevent injuries and property damage include: preventative maintenance and pre-planning for fire emergencies. Ohio ranks fourth […]

    Harvest Safety – 15 Fire Prevention and Management Tips Oct 1, 2021

    🕔Oct 1, 2021
    Much of Iowa is currently abnormally dry or in some state of drought according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor. If dry field conditions persist, the potential for combine and field […]

    Respiratory Protection During Harvest – Video Oct 12, 2020

    🕔Oct 12, 2020
    While the weather is working in our favor this year for grain harvest, the crop is drying down quickly and mold and dust are prolific. Dust and mold cause significant […]

    Harvest Safety: Proper Combine Lockout/Tagout Procedures – Video Sep 14, 2020

    🕔Sep 14, 2020
    Before working in or around your combine, it’s important to go through proper shutdown and lockout/tagout procedures to ensure safety for yourself and those around you. Refer to this list […]

    12 Tips to Avoid, Contain Combine Fires During Harvest Oct 1, 2019

    🕔Oct 1, 2019
    Meteorologists would likely correct us if we referred to this year’s summer climate as bipolar. However, the early fall rain patterns seem to be completely different depending on where one […]

    Alabama: 4 Tractor Safety Tips for Harvest Season Oct 17, 2017

    🕔Oct 17, 2017
    Harvest season hustles on in Alabama. Jimmy Jones, Alabama Cooperative Extension System coordinator in Henry County, offers a few important safety reminders for all tractor operators and farm families during harvest season. Farmers […]

    Harvest Safety: 12 Tips to Reduce Risk of a Combine Fire Sep 26, 2017

    🕔Sep 26, 2017
    It is extremely important for contractors and owners of a building to understand fire watch requirements in detail. In some cases companies might overdue the fire, because they assume that […]

    Iowa Harvest: Fire Prevention, Management Tips in Dry Fields Sep 14, 2017

    🕔Sep 14, 2017
    It’s always difficult to forecast weather, but if dry field conditions persist, potential for combine and field fires this fall could be a problem. All it takes is a single […]


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