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Farm Progress America, June 10, 2022

Max Armstrong shares the story of a North Dakota farmer who survived a farm accident.

Max Armstrong recalls the anniversary of Doug Bichler’s farm accident. The Linton, N.D., farmer’s accident in June 2017. Max recalls the accident, which involved reaching into a baler to remove some netwrap. He knew that his only choice was to get out and knew he was going to lose an arm. Max shares that Bichler is still farming and he talks to other farmers about the accident. And Bichler offers some valuable farm safety advice.

Related: ‘I’m still here’: Moving forward after farm accident

Max Armstrong's Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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