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Farm Medicine Center rolls out roll-over protection program

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Posted: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 2:31 pm

Tractor roll-over accidents are the leading cause of death on farms, and roll-over prevention structures are the most effective known safety intervention.

With those two pieces of information — and more than $43,000 raised in donations Sept. 20 at its annual Auction of Champions — the National Farm Medicine Center in Marshfield is ready to move forward on an initiative to help farmers retrofit their older tractors with roll-bars or cabs.

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