By the Kansas Highway Patrol KANSAS — The Kansas Highway Patrol encourages everyone to plan for a safe Labor Day Weekend. Excessive speed, inattention, and impaired driving are leading causes of traffic crashes. Troopers will be on the roadways enforcing Kansas laws, and available to... Read More.
Food and farmworkers are urging Congress to improve worker safety through the next farm bill. Food Chain Workers Alliance co-director Suzanne Adely points to the Protect America’s Meat Processing Workers Act, introduced in the U.S. Senate, as a way to increase employee safety. “Our worker... Read More.
Michigan agricultural groups want first responders and farmers to be better trained for two of the most dangerous scenarios on farms. Charles Gould with Michigan State University Extension says preparing for a farm rescue can be lifesaving. “Every second counts,” he says. “We need to... Read More.
The ranking member of the Senate Ag Committee says he continues to hear many of the same concerns about the 2023 Farm Bill from farmers and ag industry stakeholders around the country. John Boozman tells Brownfield protecting the safety net is at the top... Read More.