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Making safety a top priority at planting time

Making safety a top priority at planting time

With the rush to get the seed into the ground this coming spring, planting season poses just as big of a safety concern for Iowa farmers as harvest time, according to farm safety experts.

“One of the challenges in both spring and fall is that there is a large volume of work alongside numerous time constraints — getting crops in before a weather shift, or in time to ensure good germination, etc.,” said Brandi Janssen, director of Iowa’s Center...




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