The farmer was driving a tractor with a cultivator that extended about five feet across the center line of a rural, two-lane bridge. The biker was driving in the opposite lane and didnít see the cultivator. The biker rode directly into its path Ė killing him instantly.
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High crop yields combined with below-normal temperatures and a wet harvest in 2014 have farmers and other grain handlers working with less-than-ideal corn and soybeans. Experts are projecting the deadliest year for grain engulfments since 2010, when 59 entrapments were recorded.
Brent Porteus will also serve on the Nationwide Board Sponsor Committee, which oversees the companyís relationship with eight Farm Bureaus and two major agricultural cooperatives in the United States.
That ďBĒ average may have served you well in school. But when it comes to choosing your insurer, itís better to go for an A+.
When it comes to transition planning, farmers face some unique challenges and need to take proactive steps to help ensure that their legacy is protected.
Farm umbrella insurance is designed to protect you when accidents happen and your existing liability insurance is not enough to cover all of the loss sustained by another party.
Keeping up with the day-to-day operation of your farm can sometimes make it difficult to step back and think about a bigger picture: your farmís legacy.
The fact that agriculture has the second highest fatality rate among youth workers keeps Farm Safety 4 Just Kids (FS4JK) founder Marilyn Adams up at night.
While the economic crisis may still linger, there is good news: Consumers are spending less and reducing their debt. Smart moves, especially now. This recession has demonstrated the value of a healthy household balance sheet.
In addition to strong representation and a credible voice on farm policy issues, Ohio Farm Bureau gives members a way to join together with others throughout the ag industry.