NEWS
Guard Against Grain Dust Explosions
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Mar 3, 2014 01:44 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Farmers can keep grain storage facilities safe from potentially deadly dust explosions by utilizing the basics of good housekeeping and technology. That was the message speakers had for attendees of a workshop put on by Kansas State University after the Grain Elevator and Processing Society Exchange Expo held in Omaha, Neb., this week.

SCIENCE OF A GRAIN DUST EXPLOSION

Grain dust explosions still occur, but in the last decade injuries and deaths have been greatly reduced, Brandi Miller, KSU Department of Grain Science and Industry distance education coordinator, said during a presentation Wednesday. This decline in grain ...

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