With wet corn in storage, there’s potential of mold forming in the grain. Inhaling mold spores can make you sick. According to NDSU Extension Engineer Ken Hellevang, farmers should wear respiratory protection “At a minimum, we want to use a mask that’s rated an N95 or N99.” This farm safety reminder from the Red River Farm Network is made possible by the North Dakota Wheat Commission, the Minnesota Corn Growers Association and North Dakota Corn Utilization Council. More grain safety tips can be found here.
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