Farmers Urged To Be Cautious During Silage Harvest

Over half of deaths on farms involve vehicles or machinery.

A word of warning's going out to farmers to ensure a safe silage harvest.

Junior Minister for Agriculture Martin Heydon says it signals the start of summer, but can also be extremely dangerous.

Over half of all deaths on farms involve vehicles or machinery, while longer working days over summer can increase the risk of incidents.

The Kildare South TD says farm owners can take a number of steps to work safely:

More from Midlands News