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Playing it safe at planting time

Playing it safe at planting time

Safety is always important at spring planting time. But with the potential for a wet and compressed planting season in 2019, farmers need to put an even greater emphasis on safety as they plant corn and soybeans.

The Spokesman ask­­ed Charles Schwab, an Iowa State University Extension safety expert, to highlight some of the key precautions farmers should take this spring to avoid accidents at planting time.

Q: With the potential for a wet and compressed planting season, what are some of the biggest safety issues farmers face this...



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