NEWS
Firefighter Training Varies
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Jun 28, 2013 04:36 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Bill Lundy has seen a lot of changes in the 36 years he has served as a volunteer firefighter in the central Nebraska town of York.

The world of rural firefighting has changed considerably with new and more sophisticated equipment, the new reality of responding to homeland security threats, and the growth of small towns during his nearly four decades of service to his community.

Of the most positive changes, at least in York, are the improved training of volunteers and more communications between firefighters and local businesses.

"In the old days, we never knew what kind ...

Quick View
  • Back to Beans Growers considering moving a field from continuous corn back into soybeans should pay special att...
  • The Attraction of Youth Combine genotyping with a yearling bull, or even a weanling, and you're less likely to make a poo...
  • Kubota Steps Up A new mid-range, high-horsepower M7 tractor moves this company into the row-crop arena.
  • SCO Sticker Shock Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard se...
  • Clean Water Goes a Long Way Cleaning up 900 feet of a small creek in Kentucky brings rebirth to water once choked with sedime...
  • Beef Checkoff Effort Resumes Members of the eight organizations comprising the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group were se...
  • Ag and Environment Outlook Agriculture continues to watch how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency implements the propos...
  • Surgery on Plastics Dharma Kodali's goal is to insert soybean oil in the basic ingredient list for PVC plastics.
  • Ask the Vet How should I treat a cow with a swelling on her flank?
Related News Stories
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
DTN Fertilizer Outlook
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Ethanol Outlook
Global Fertilizer Outlook - 9
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Global Fertilizer Outlook - 8
Late-Winter Weather - 3