Staying
May 16, 2024
Officials are urging area drivers to be mindful of farm equipment, such as the tractor above, while traveling on Ohio roads during the spring planting season. (Photo submitted)

Staying alert crucial on rural Ohio roads during springtime

 

Editor’s note: The following information is supplied by Wayne Dellinger is Union County Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources. He can be reached by email: dellinger. 6@osu.edu or by calling 644-8117 or (800) 5898584. The OSU Extension web site is http://union.osu. edu/

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Spring planting season is well under way across the State of Ohio. Farmers are taking advantage of every window of opportunity the weather allows to get seeds in the ground.

Combine the spring planting equipment on the road and increased rural motor vehicle traffic in Union County and all areas of the state and we have an increased risk of incidents on local roadways.

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