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  • National Farm Safety and Health Week is Sept. 20-26, 2020. (Logo courtesy of National Education Center for Agricultural Safety)

    Take Care With Tractors, Machinery

    With this week being National Farm Safety and Health Week, farmers are reminded to obey safety procedures when operating machinery this fall. Tractor rollovers, PTO entanglements and falls are all hazards people face as they work in the fields or on the roads.

  • Farmers Reid Thompson of Colfax, Illinois, and Ryan Jenkins, of Jay, Florida, are reporting 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

    This week, DTN's View From the Cab farmers find themselves wishing rains would go away to allow harvest to proceed.

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

    View From the Cab

    This week one DTN View From the Cab farmer begins corn harvest and the other is hunkered down under hurricane-force winds and rain. This week they also talk about even bigger unknowns such as politics and pandemics.

  • Farmers Reid Thompson of Colfax, Illinois, and Ryan Jenkins, of Jay, Florida, are reporting 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

    This week our View From the Cab farmers ready the farm for harvest and face what can be a complex work scenario.

  • Farmers Reid Thompson of Colfax, Illinois, and Ryan Jenkins, of Jay, Florida, are reporting 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

    This week our View From the Cab farmers balance the excitement of impending harvest with a realistic look at how crop conditions are shaping up, concerns about market prices and some changes they are considering for next year.

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