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2019 National Farm Safety & Health Week


Each year since 1944, the third week of September has been recognized as National Farm Safety & Health Week. This recognition has been an annual promotion initiated by the National Safety Council and has been proclaimed as such by each sitting U.S. President since Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the first document.

2019 State Safety Poster Program


In an effort to reduce accidents by developing "safety-minded" youth, Kansas Farm Bureau has sponsored a Safety Poster Program since 1950.

2019 Agriculture Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Week


Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Week is less than a month away and will be celebrated March 3-9, 2019. The theme for the week will be "Safety: Know Your Limits" and will focus on a different safety topic each day of the week. A toolkit is now available to assist you in promoting ASAP Week.

2019 Farm Fatalities in Kansas


View this article for an up-to-date list of reported farm incidents in Kansas for 2019

2018 Nat'l Farm Safety & Health Week


"Cultivating the Seeds of Safety" is the theme for the Nat'l Farm Safety & Health Week celebration scheduled for September 16-22, 2018.

What You Need to Know About the Opioid Epidemic in Rural America


This article offers information about opioids in general, how this crisis has affected farm and ranch families and what resources are available if you need help.

2018 Farm Fatalities in Kansas


As of July 23, there have been five fatal agriculture related incidents reported in 2018.

2018 State Safety Poster Program


In an effort to reduce accidents by developing "safety-minded" youth, Kansas Farm Bureau has sponsored a Safety Poster Program since 1950.

Stand-Up for the Prevention of Grain Engulfment, April 9-13, 2018


Suffocation from engulfment is a leading cause of death in grain bins. During the Stand-Up for Grain Engulfment Prevention event, employers and workers are encouraged to emphasize worker protection and ways to reduce injuries and prevent fatalities from engulfment.

Farm/ranch parents can use new checklist to keep kids safe


Parents want to protect their children and keep them safe, but for parents involved with agriculture this can present challenges. Each farm and ranch is unique, and so is each child. Addressing hazards to children in the agricultural environment requires an individual approach.