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Tractors are a staple on most country properties. However useful, they still come with hazards. Follow these 10 tips and you will be on your way to owning a safer piece of equipment.
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Usually this is human error, so be diligent
In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're answering a question from Doug in California. He wonders if his PTO shaft could separate while it's being used. What would cause this to happen...
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Tractors should be driven carefully on snow and ice, especially in certain circumstances
Radio interview source: Richard Beard, Ag Engineering Specialist, Utah State University   Listen to the radio mp3 or read below In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're answering a...
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Safety on the tractor should always be your number one priority
        Listen to the radio story mp3 or read below No matter how or when you're running machinery, you have to keep safety in mind. According to the National Safety...
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Stay safe by taking frequent breaks
Radio interview source: Dennis Murphy, Extension Safety Specialist, Penn State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're...
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Two weeks ago a 16-year-old girl from our high school, Rachel Pruett, was killed baling hay on her grandparents' farm in Missouri. She was driving the tractor pulling a hay wagon on a hill when...
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To load your lawn tractor into the back of a truck, you should follow some key safety tips.
Radio interview source: Dick Parish, Ag Engineering Consultant, LSU Ag Center Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we'...
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While we love our farm equipment, there are dangerous and potentially harmful areas, which may cause severe injuries. By knowing and understanding the possible dangers, you can operate your equipment...
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Glenn Wright, product manager of John Deere compact tractors, offers these rules for tractor safety.
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Puddles underneath the tractor may or may not be a fuel leak
Radio interview source: Walter Tubbs, John Deere Ag Tech Instructor, Arkansas State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're...

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