April 2, 2021: Safety

I wanted to take this week’s article, as we get into warmer weather prior to the full swing of spring planting, to remind everyone the importance of safety. In addition to the normal dangers associated with working in agriculture, COVID-19 ushered in a new concern relative to the safety and health of farm workers. I have not seen any estimates on how many agriculture workers have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began, but I would wager that each of you reading this knows of someone who at least had symptoms if not tested positive. Read More