Farm Safety – Thin Ice Leads to Close Calls

This picture was tweeted by Gerrid Gust of Wheat Growers Fame.  See the tweet here.  According to the tweet string the neighbor was breaking ice.  Gerrid made the comment that the neighbor would probably not be engaging in this practice ever again.

With many dugout and ponds just getting a nice layer of ice, farmers and ranchers still need to be careful.  Have a safe holiday season.

 

 

Shaun Haney

Shaun grew up on a family seed farm in Southern Alberta. Haney Farms produces, conditions and retails wheat, barley, canola and corn seed. Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. @shaunhaney

Trending

Canola School: Free Lunch, Mouse Poop, and Tough Lessons on Overwintered Canola Pt. 2

You can't really blame mice and deer from taking a bite out of overwintering canola swaths — your crop is literally a giant buffet for them. And, of course, animals have never heard the saying "don't poop where you eat," and so, to add insult to injury, not only has overwintered canola been downgraded by…Read more »

Related

Leave a Reply