Farm Safety, Tips, Resources Archive

Heat stress on the farm (05/17/2017)
Learn the signs and treatments for heat illnesses to help you, your workers, and your livestock stay cool, hydrated, and healthy under the hot sun.

Understanding farm liability coverage (05/09/2017)
Protecting your farm from the unexpected begins with understanding and choosing the right liability insurance.

Tooling up for spring (03/15/2017)
Winter is almost over, which means it’s time for spring cleaning — farmer style. An equipment inspection of your tractors, trailers, and augers, and other machinery will give you a head start for planting season.

ATV (03/15/2017)
Grinnell Mutual and the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital have partnered to provide children and families with educational materials and tools promoting the safe use and operation of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).

The shocking truth about spring planting (03/15/2017)
A farmer hitches the sprayer to the tractor for the annual ritual of preparing the fields for spring planting.

Hitching how-tos (03/15/2017)
Many of the 2.2 million farms in the United States are stirring to life, preparing fields for spring planting and transporting livestock.