Farm Bureau, Marion Co. Sheriff’s urge patience, safety on rural roads

A blue pick-up truck driving 55 mph slams on its brakes and comes within feet of a giant tractor slowly making its way down a rural road in Marion County. The truck blares its horn and sharply swerves left, aggressively speeding past the tractor and into a blind curve. Thankfully, this was only a staged [...]

Farm Bureau, Marion Co. Sheriff’s urge patience, safety on rural roads 2017-10-30T13:31:53+00:00

Farm Bureau Rural Road Safety brochure offers tips for farmers & motorists

For many Oregon farmers, summer is the busiest time of year. By July, harvest of major crops like grass seed and wheat is in full swing, and it’s not unusual for a farmer to spend 14-hour days on a tractor out in the field. Sometimes farms have acreage spread over a wide region, and farmers [...]

Farm Bureau Rural Road Safety brochure offers tips for farmers & motorists 2017-10-30T13:31:56+00:00