Grain bins that store loose, dry bulk material like corn can enhance profitability on farms, but they pose a grave danger to farmworkers who access them.
To help encourage worker safety on farms, Virginia Farm Bureau Federation will highlight agricultural safety and rural health issues during Ag Safety Awareness Program Week, Feb. 28 through March 6.
Channing Snoddy, a farmer in Fluvanna County, was 24 and in a hurry, the day he dismissed farm safety protocol.
Encountering a soot-tinged chimney sweep was historically considered a good omen throughout most of Europe.
Big issues like farm stress call for major reinforcements, and a special statewide coalition is taking on the task.