Oklahoma Wheat: Prepare Storage Facilities Prior to Harvest May 17, 2021

🕔May 17, 2021
Preparing grain bins and storage facilities prior to wheat harvest is one of several critical steps to help ensure that grain quality is maintained throughout the storage period.  If preparation […]

Grain Bin Safety: ‘SILO’ Highlights the Horror of Entrapment – DTN May 3, 2021

🕔May 3, 2021
Death from grain entrapment is a tragedy by horrific suffocation. Tragically, entrapments are preventable — fewer are accidents, more are the result of an intentional decision to enter grain bins […]

Minnesota Webinar: Stored Grain Handling, Management – April 22 Apr 16, 2020

🕔Apr 16, 2020
For many farmers across Minnesota, 2019 ended with a late harvest and grain going into storage that was wetter than normal. Grain that has been stored wet can lead to […]

Webinar: On-Farm Storage – Maximize Grain Quality, Reduce Safety Hazards – March 31 Mar 12, 2020

🕔Mar 12, 2020
One of the residual effects of the 2019 growing season is that we have some wetter than normal grain in on-farm storage. This situation poses two threats to producers. The […]

Emptying Grain Bins – Make Safety Your 1st Priority When Feb 21, 2020

🕔Feb 21, 2020
Following the wet and late harvest of 2019, several Midwest states are on the edge of a dangerous cliff when it comes to emptying their grain bins. Conditions are aligning […]

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 […]

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