This winter was unusually mild over most of the west this year. Although the lack of bitterly cold temperatures was more than welcome for most of us, we could all agree that we could have done with some more moisture. Over a large portion of the prairies, there was a real lack of snow cover this winter. The truth is that the winter months are usually the driest months out west but where are we at in terms of seasonal precipitation? More importantly, what can we expect over the next few months?
It's hard to say how many injuries occur or work hours are lost on North American farms due to falls while climbing grain bins. They don't all get reported or talked about, but there are many anecdotal stories of people getting hurt, or narrowly escaping injury. Whether checking grain condition, opening or closing lids, or…Read more »