Observe the FDI
Yep it’s that time of year again, harvest and header fires.
While all farmers harvest with a firefighter nearby these days, it is still important to adhere to the Fire Danger Index (FDI).
There are many private weather stations scattered throughout the Mid and Upper North, solar powered, and able to be accessed by your mobile phone. Most farmers who have one, are generally willing to allow access in the interest of public safety.
There are even portable weather stations available now from Ag Bytes, which can be moved from block to block at a reasonable price to give you on the spot information.
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