Safety and First Aid on the Farm

  Of the nearly 2 million full-time farmworkers in the U.S. in 2012, 374 died from work-related injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control, an additional 167 agricultural workers suffer a lost work time injury every day, and 5 percent of these injuries result in permanent impairment. These numbers have declined significantly in recent years as regulations around safety and preparedness have developed, but agriculture is still a dangerous business, and growers need to prioritize safety and emergency response as a part of their operations.
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11/1/2014 - Net Irrigate Unveils WireRat 4.0 Technology

Net Irrigate, a manufacturer of Wireless Agricultural Irrigation Monitoring (WAIM) technology, is excited to announce WireRat 4.0, an update to its WireRat technology that offers pivot owners new benefits like the ability to self-test the system and ...More

10/31/2014 - IrriExpress Irrigation Design Software

Senninger Irrigation has introduced IrriExpress, the latest in irrigation design software. It provides users with a simple and intuitive workflow for designing comprehensive irrigation projects using pivots, laterals and drip lines. The program uses ...More

10/31/2014 - High Mowing Organic Seeds Offers Nation's First Full Line of Non-GMO Project Verified Seeds

High Mowing Organic Seeds announced that its entire line of seeds, all certified organic, has now been verified by the Non-GMO Project, an independent nonprofit committed to preserving and building the non-GMO food supply. High Mowing now offers the ...More

10/30/2014 - New Educational Resource From the NC Strawberry Association

The North Carolina Strawberry Association is pleased to announce its new North Carolina Strawberry Investigations (NCSI) curriculum for grades K-5. NCSI is a set of lesson plans for grades K-5, with five to seven lessons for each grade, each of them ...More

10/29/2014 - Verdesian Life Sciences Increases Sales Staff

In continuing efforts to remain customer-centric, Verdesian Life Sciences, LLC is expanding its sales staff. The new account managers will drive sales growth and support relationships with key customers in the plant nutrition and seed treatment and inoculants ...More

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Soil health workshops slated for Nov. 5th in Amherst and Nov. 6th in Dighton, MA
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