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Nebraska Ag Groups Educating Public on Farming Hazards

By: 1011 Central Nebraska News Email
By: 1011 Central Nebraska News Email

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Farming can be a dangerous job, so Nebraska agriculture groups are trying to educate people about the hazards.

The Nebraska Corn Board and Corn Growers Association is asking all farmers to slow down and encouraging all emergency responders to learn how to rescue someone from a grain bin.

Nebraska farmer Ron Woollen lost his son in a grain bin accident. He says it's important that farmers understand the hazards of grain bins.

Woolen says farmers should only enter a grain bin if necessary.

Two free evening workshops focused on grain bin rescues will be offered in July. The first will be held at the Dawson County Fairgrounds in Lexington on July 7. The second will be held July 8 at the American Legion in Ceresco.

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