Some area farmers have already been in the fields and others will be soon. That means large farm equipment will be on the roads going to and from fields.
Stephanie Kraus, Bond and Fayette county Farm Bureau manager, urges area motorists to think safety when they come upon farm equipment travelling on the road. Click below to hear more:
Farmers also have a responsibility to be safe when driving their equipment. Click below to hear more:
Farmers should be aware that this time of year poses a high risk of injury for them. Fatigue, stress and pressure build, as they spend as much time as possible in the fields.