Life on the Farm: Grain Bin Safety

Midwest Farm

(WFRV) – In this edition of Life on the Farm, we see how local fire departments train to rescue a person from a grain bin. They have special tools and train to respond to the unique circumstances that may come up at a farm or agriculture business.

While it is best to not enter a grain storage device, if you do need to, make sure to wear a harness and always have someone else standing by.

Life on the Farm is a partnership with Fox Valley Technical College. FVTC offers 14 Agriculture programs of study, including Associate Degree programs in Agribusiness Science & Technology – Animal Science and  Agriculture Power Equipment. Classes are offered online and in-person to accommodate busy schedules. Learn more about an education in Agriculture, Horticulture & Natural Resources at FVTC.

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