from their crops. . Katie>>Katie2 S on 1 (K) It’s that time of year again… The crops are in the ground and farmers are spraying their plants to keep the pests away from their crops. (C) But the Nebraska Department of Health and Human services is warning farmers to protect themselves. Exposure to pesticides can lead to serious illness. And even death. News 5’s Kelly Baumgarten has the story. Pesticides can be a lifeline for Nebraska’s agriculture industry… “Those products are designed to kill a living organism.” But if pesticides aren’t used properly they can be dangerous. “It could actually lead to death it could lead to long term tremors that you might have there are there are just a lot of issues related with the toxicity of those products.” From 2011 to 2013 the Nebraska Department of Health and Human services documented 91 pesticide illness cases. University of Nebraska Lincoln Extension Educator Ron Seymour says when working with pesticides always read the labels. “We talk to farmers routinely you get exposure to a pesticide you need to get yourself to a hospital right away so somebody can help take care of you.” Standup: When farmers are getting ready to spray they make sure to take precautions…they put on their gloves, and their goggles…and they’re good to go. “I usually try to have some type of long sleeve shirt on but when its 100 degrees it’s not that comfortable but I guess I’ve never had a spill myself and if I have for some “It could actually lead to death it could lead to long term tremors that you might have there are there are just a lot of issues related with the toxicity of those products.” Despite the dangers pesticides pose, eliminating them on the farm is unlikely. “It could actually lead to death it could lead to long term tremors that you might have there are there are just a lot of issues related with the toxicity of those products.” “We talk to farmers routinely you get exposure to a pesticide you need to get yourself to a hospital right away so somebody can help take care of you.” Despite the dangers pesticides pose, eliminating them on the farm is unlikely. “It could actually lead to death it could lead to long term tremors that you might have there are there are just a lot of issues related with the toxicity of those products.” Standup: When farmers are getting ready to spray they make sure to take precautions…they put on their gloves, and their goggles…and they’re good to go. “It could actually lead to death it could lead to long term tremors that you might have there are there are just a lot of issues related with the toxicity of those products.” “It could actually lead to death it could lead to long term tremors that you might have there are there are just a lot of issues related with the toxicity of those products.” “It could actually lead to death it could lead to long term tremors that you might have there are there are just a lot of issues related with the toxicity of those products.” “It could actually lead to death it could lead to long term tremors that you might