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Nebraska Corn Reminds Ag Workers, Rural Residents And Visitors To Be Safe This Harvest Season

Farmers and Non-Farmers Alike Should Be Aware of Dangers On And Off Farm

 

September 28, 2018

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Watch for large and slow moving equipment on roadways when driving, and trucks entering from the road from fields.

LINCOLN – As combines pop up in fields across the Midwest, the Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Corn Growers Association encourage farmers, as well as local residents and visitors, to take a second for safety in rural areas this harvest season. To help promote farm safety, "National Farm Safety and Health Week" kicked off September 16 and ran through September 22. This week-long farm safety promotion has taken place every year since 1944 and occurs during the third week of each September.

The theme for this year's farm safety promotion is "cultivating the seeds of safety." According to th...



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