Grain Storage: Difficult Harvest Creates More Bin Hazards Feb 12, 2020

🕔Feb 12, 2020
Because of difficult harvest conditions last fall, grain may have been stored with higher than normal moisture content, which could pose a danger to anyone working around the grain. “High-moisture […]

Ohio: Managing Stored Grain Through Winter Jan 22, 2020

🕔Jan 22, 2020
Managing stored grain throughout the winter is an important part of your grain marketing plan for farm profitability. This winter we are already receiving reports of stored grain going out […]

Grain Bins: Sudden Death – 4 Ways it Happens Feb 18, 2019

🕔Feb 18, 2019
In less than a minute you or someone you care about can suffocate in a grain bin.   “When you are trapped by grain and exhale to breathe, the grain flows […]

Grain Bin Safety: 11 Steps to Avoid Accidents Nov 2, 2018

🕔Nov 2, 2018
Flowing Grain Hazards in Agriculture Approximately 36 grain bin entrapments occur annually with over half of engulfment incidents resulting in a fatality. The primary cause of entrapment occurs during unloading […]

Farm Safety: Understanding Grain Bin Hazards – Videos Sep 13, 2018

🕔Sep 13, 2018
Grain bins pose serious risks to farmworkers and their families. Watch this video, created by N.C. Cooperative Extension Agent Paul Smith, Jr., demonstrating the dangers associated with working or playing […]

Grain Bin Safety: Nationwide Awards 29 Fire Departments with Rescue Tubes Jun 28, 2018

🕔Jun 28, 2018
Each year, tragedy strikes across rural America when lives are lost due to grain bin entrapments. To help lead the fight against these accidents, Nationwide, in partnership with the National Education Center […]

Mississippi: Grain Bin Rescue Workshop, Pittsboro, April 17 Mar 16, 2018

🕔Mar 16, 2018
Emergency responders and farmers will learn grain bin safety practices and rescue procedures during two workshops on April 17. The Mississippi State University Extension Service is hosting the grain bin […]

Louisiana Farm Bureau Hosts 3 Grain Bin Safety Workshops, Feb. 26-28 Feb 8, 2018

🕔Feb 8, 2018
Farming remains one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Rice growers in Southwest Louisiana received a stark reminder of that […]

Oklahoma’s Mobile Grain Engulfment Simulator Delivers Life Saving Training Jan 2, 2018

🕔Jan 2, 2018
It is a typical day on the farm and a local farmer is rushing to get everything checked off his list when the grain stops flowing from the storage bin. […]

Grain Rescue Tubes And Nationwide Training Save Farmers’ Lives Sep 6, 2017

🕔Sep 6, 2017
Glenville, Minnesota Fire Chief Matt Webb was heading to work when he heard the 911 call come in over his pager. It was 9:53 a.m. on Aug. 8. A local […]

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