Farmers urged to know their limits during safety week

newspaperThe American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual Agricultural Safety Awareness Program will be observed March 3-9.

The theme for the 2019 program is “Safety: Know Your Limits” and will highlight a different safety topic each day.

U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers will join Farm Bureau in promoting emergency preparedness, livestock safety, heat stress and hydration, and road and hearing safety.

Farming is one of the nation’s most dangerous occupations, and Farm Bureau is encouraging farmers to make safety a priority.

“Investing in agricultural safety is critically important for farmers,” noted Virginia Farm Bureau Federation President Wayne F. Pryor. “By focusing on safety and health in our agricultural communities, we’re able to help save lives and resources through the prevention of injuries and lost time on the job.”

uva basketball team of destiny
Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25.


The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.
 
augusta free press

Related Content

Shop Google


Comments

%d bloggers like this: