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  • As coronavirus vaccines become more widely available, there are steps farmers can take to encourage employees to take advantage of the new availability. (DTN photo by Elaine Thomas)

    Ask HR: Vaccine Incentives

    There are no legal restrictions on incentives employers can offer to encourage their workers to get vaccinated. DTN's HR Coach offers tips on how to establish an enticing program, create appropriate policies to handle any potential side effects or illness and how to think...

  • Rural telecommunications companies are going to need to use different technologies to expand access to high-speed internet in the future, including buried fiber-optic cables. (Photo courtesy of Premier Communications)

    Rural Broadband Needs Tech, Ventures

    With more people relying on the internet in the COVID-19 pandemic, rural broadband is even more important for those who live and operate businesses in rural areas. Different technologies and partnerships will need to be used to expand high-speed internet access into more...

  • Farmers need to follow safety practices when working with stored grain. In 1980, most grain bins on farms could only store around 3,000 bushels. Today, grain bins can store 50,000 to 60,000 bushels. (DTN file photo by Jim Patrico)

    Large Grain Bins Require Caution

    Grain entrapment can injure or kill those working with stored grain. Larger bins with more flowing grain create higher risk, especially if the grain is out of condition. Here are some safety practices farmers can follow to limit their risk with stored grain.

  • Farmers Reid Thompson of Colfax, Illinois, and Ryan Jenkins, of Jay, Florida, reported on crop conditions and agricultural topics throughout the 2020 growing season as part of DTN's View From the Cab series. (Photos courtesy of Reid Thompson and Ryan Jenkins)

    View From the Cab

    There's a small gap between the 2020 harvest finish and 2021 go-time. Our View From the Cab farmers are using the time to get ready.

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