Farm Progress

Max Armstrong offers insight on farm safety offering some sobering statistics.

September 22, 2022

Max Armstrong reports on farm family safety and the impact of agriculture. He shares numbers from the National Safety Council. One stat that catches attention is the death of one child every three days. Max also notes that the number of non-fatal industries tops 100,000 each year. Looking at one state – Wisconsin – one in five farms will be the site of an injury and 80% will need medical care. Max shares a list of dangers in ag not found in other industries as well.

Max Armstrong's Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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