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IoH/Ag CMV Service Counter Open Farm Technology Days

IoH/Ag CMV Service Counter Open Farm Technology Days

Visit us during the Portage County Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, August 12, 13, and 14 near Plover Wisconsin. The UW Center for Agricultural Safety and Health is focusing this year on the new rules for operating agricultural equipment and vehicles on Wisconsin roads. We’ve joined together with WisDOT, DATCP, Wisconsin Custom Operators, Wisconsin Farm Bureau […]

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IoH/Ag CMV Permits Now on DOT website

IoH/Ag CMV Permits Now on DOT website

2013 Wisconsin Act 377 created a free permit for Implements of Husbandry (IoH)  and Agricultural Commercial Motor Vehicles (Ag CMV)  exceeding the new weight and length limits. The permits must be obtained from the maintaining authority (municipality, town, county, state) of the roads to be operated upon. WisDOT created the application which will be used by all […]

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Farm worker safety exhibit honored for innovative display at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days

Farm worker safety exhibit honored for innovative display at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days

Madison, Wis. – Agriculture ranks as one of the most dangerous industries nationally, so when University of Wisconsin educators have the opportunity to reach thousands of farmers and farm workers at Wisconsin Farm Technology Days they take it. The “Farm to Field Take Safety Along” exhibit which identified farm hazards and provided ways to improve […]

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Spring Thaw Road Restrictions

Spring Thaw Road Restrictions

While proposed regulations for Implements of Husbandry (IoH)  are in the final steps in the legislative process, spring arrived in Wisconsin. As warmer temperatures bring the frost out of the ground, road surfaces are vulnerable to damage.   This winter’s cold temperatures resulted in deeper frost and potential for increased road damage.  IoH are required […]

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New Video on Horizontal Silo Management

New Video on Horizontal Silo Management

Interested in making quality forage in your horizontal silos? Wanting to train your employees on horizontal silo management including safety? Horizontal Silo Management -Doing it Right is a new 4-part video series developed and produced by UW-Extension Center for Agricultural Safety and Health in cooperation with University of Wisconsin – Extension Dairy and Forage Teams.  Horizontal […]

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Time for Annual Tractor Operator Training

Time for Annual Tractor Operator Training

Spring weather is arriving to Wisconsin and soon fieldwork activities will be in full swing. Are your employees or family members ready for the work ahead operating farm tractors or machinery?    OSHA standard 29 CFR1928.51 provides guidance on basic requirements to include in your tractor operator safety. Whether the operator is a hir Your training session […]

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Announcing 2014 County Farm Safety Grant Applications

Announcing 2014 County Farm Safety Grant Applications

The University of Wisconsin Center for Agricultural Safety and Health announces the availability of $ 19,200 to award grants for sponsoring farm safety and education, training, or informational programs. Grants will be awarded for amounts up to $500.00 per county with groups securing or providing equal matching funds. These grants will help county sponsor programs […]

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