With wet corn in storage, there is the potential of mold forming in the grain. Inhaling mold spores can make you sick. “Wear respiratory protection. At minimum, we want to use a mask that is rated as an N95 or N99,” said NDSU Extension agricultural engineer Ken Hellevang. This farm safety reminder from the Red River Farm Network, North Dakota Wheat Commission, the Minnesota Corn Growers Association and North Dakota Corn Utilization Council. More tips on safely working around grain bins can be found here.
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