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Indiana Winter Road Conditions

By Edward J Sheldon / November 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

Even though it seems early, the weather conditions today and the forecast for the next few days tell us winter might be getting an early start. The first significant snowfall always brings about a spike in automobile accidents as drivers re-adjust to winter driving. Please take your time, and check road conditions before your leave!…

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Keep Pets Safe and Warm this Winter

By Edward J Sheldon / November 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

INDIANAPOLIS —The days are getting shorter and colder weather is upon us. The Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) encourages pet owners to take steps to keep pets safe and warm this winter. Tips to Keep Pets Safe and Warm this Winter: Pet-proof the house. Most pets spend more time indoors during the winter.…

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Agricultural production one of Indiana’s most hazardous occupations

By Edward J Sheldon / September 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

Writer: Abby Leeds, 765-494-7817, mayer36@purdue.edu WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University’s Agricultural Safety and Health Program released the annual Indiana Farm Fatality Summary with Historical Overview, coinciding with the National Farm Safety and Health Week, which has been observed the third week of September since 1944. The program reported 34 work-related on-farm deaths in the…

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74 Indiana counties are primary natural disaster areas

By Edward J Sheldon / September 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

Source: USDA Farm Service Agency WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 10, 2019 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 74 Indiana counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive rain and flooding that has occurred since March 1, 2019, may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency…

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