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Aboveground Petroleum Tanks: A Pictorial Guide
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Aboveground Petroleum Tanks: A Pictorial Guide

Poorly managed aboveground storage of petroleum products can pose many problems to the environment and the bottom line. This publication addresses the risks associated with aboveground petroleum storage and provides fiel...

Aquatic Pest Management
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Aquatic Pest Management

This publication provides information about the control of aquatic weeds and other aquatic pests, chemicals to be used, and application methods and techniques. Color photos and descriptions are included of common Indiana...

Beware of Machine Hazards
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Beware of Machine Hazards

This brochure discusses machine hazards and precautions to avoid injury....

Chain Saw Safety
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Chain Saw Safety

This brochure discusses a number of factors which can make chain saws hazardous....

Children and Poisoning: Seconds Matter
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Children and Poisoning: Seconds Matter

This publication explains how poisonings happen, how to prevent them, and understanding emergency response teams. It helps readers prepare for and handle emergencies, and teach children about poisonings and other emergen...

Disposal of Farm Medical Wastes
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Disposal of Farm Medical Wastes

This publication is available individually as a web only item. You can order a hard copy as a package listed under ID-312. ID-312 is a package of publications for ID-300 through ID-311. ...

Farm Family Exposure to Pesticides: A Discussion with Farm Families
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Farm Family Exposure to Pesticides: A Discussion with Farm Families

This publication addresses questions and concerns regarding pesticide risks and explains how risk is evaluated; it directs you to additional sources of information on pesticide toxicity. Data from the Farm Family Exposur...

Grain Storage Problems Are Increasing the Dangers to Farm Operators
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Grain Storage Problems Are Increasing the Dangers to Farm Operators

This grain quality fact sheet explains flowing grain entrapments, four primary accident categories, and offers tips to protect you from entrapment and suffocation. It also discusses respiratory hazards, how to reduce...

Hold It Down pocket guide
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Hold It Down pocket guide

This laminated pocket guide lists the working load limits for chains, webs, and ropes. It also shows the right number of tie-downs for safely securing loads. Small enough to carry it in your pocket or put it in your glov...

Hold It Down! Poster
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Hold It Down! Poster

This laminated poster lists the working load limits for chains, webs, and ropes. It also shows the right number of tie-downs for safely securing loads. Hang it in the shop as a quick reference the next time you send out ...

Managing Aspergillus Ear Rot and Aflatoxin
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Managing Aspergillus Ear Rot and Aflatoxin

This brochure offers quick tips to help grain producers, livestock producers, and storage and handling personnel minimize the risk posed by aflatoxin. Additional information is available on the Managing Moldy Corn websi...

Managing Moldy Grain
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Managing Moldy Grain

Molds are a concern because they can reduce grain quality and storability. Under some conditions, certain molds can produce mycotoxins, substances that can be harmful to livestock and humans. This brochure explains basic...

Pesticide Benefits Assessment
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Pesticide Benefits Assessment

Under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), OPP is required to consider the benefits that pesticides provide to the United States public. Benefits assessments measure the potential economic imp...

Plugging Abandoned Water Wells: A Landowner's Guide
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Plugging Abandoned Water Wells: A Landowner's Guide

This publication discusses the Indiana regulations about abandoned wells, and the procedures that landowners must use to seal up different types of abandoned wells....

Rural Security Planning: Protecting Family, Friends, and Farms
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Rural Security Planning: Protecting Family, Friends, and Farms

You may think that you know what fire department volunteers would do if your barn were to catch fire, but do you really? How would they react if no one was available to answer the question....

Safety with Agricultural and Industrial Rotary Mowers
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Safety with Agricultural and Industrial Rotary Mowers

This brochure discusses safety practices and maintenance for safety with agricultural and industrial rotary mowers....

Securing The Load
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Securing The Load

Losing cargo on the road is serious business. The proper loading, positioning, and securing of cargo on a truck or trailer can prevent accidents in transit. This publication refers to government securement regulations an...

The Aftermath of a Farm Truck Crash: Lawsuits, Settlements, and Court Proceedings
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The Aftermath of a Farm Truck Crash: Lawsuits, Settlements, and Court Proceedings

This publication provides insights into what to do after one of your trucks, tractors, or agricultural implements is involved in a crash or collision. This guide will describe the legal process, settlements, and court pr...

The Selection and Inspection of Hoses: An Integral Component of Everyday Equipment
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The Selection and Inspection of Hoses: An Integral Component of Everyday Equipment

When worn-out hoses fail or don't work, it becomes very clear how important those inexpensive parts can be. This publication describes design characteristics to look for to correctly select a hose, and offers inspection ...

The Tractor Hitch Pin: A Critical Component in Keeping Control of Implements
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The Tractor Hitch Pin: A Critical Component in Keeping Control of Implements

This publication examines the factors that play critical roles in keeping implements or wagons connected to farm tractors and allow operators to maintain control of their implements and loads. Understanding how these fac...

The Truck-Trailer Combination Vehicle: Making Sure the Numbers Add Up
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The Truck-Trailer Combination Vehicle: Making Sure the Numbers Add Up

This publication will help you understand how to critically analyze the ratings of your "super vehicles". This will help you determine whether components are properly matched and to pinpoint dificiencies that need to be ...

Tires For the Road and Field: A Guide to Getting the Best Value and Performance
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Tires For the Road and Field: A Guide to Getting the Best Value and Performance

This publication provides practical information to help you select the right replacement tires for your vehicles and operations. It examines the rationale behind maintaining proper tire pressures and describes what tire ...

Transporting Farm Equipment
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Transporting Farm Equipment

No matter what you're moving, state and federal laws apply when you move farm equipment and supplies on roads and highways. This publication describes safe practices for moving farm equipment and your obligations under t...

We All Share the Road DVD
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We All Share the Road DVD

We All Share the Road is an educational video for drivers of all ages. This video stresses the importance of patience behind the wheel and maintaining a safe speed while traveling on rural roads with large farm equipmen...