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Farmer safety sessions to be held

Published: Monday, Aug. 20, 2012 3:23 p.m. CDT

BLOOMINGTON — The Illinois Corn Growers Association is hosting three, one-day producer education seminars to promote farm safety and help farmers understand current on-farm hazards at the newly built Asmark Agricenter in Bloomington.

The sessions, held on Jan. 9, Jan. 18 and Feb. 1, will teach participants anhydrous ammonia safety, U.S. Department of Transportation compliance and regulatory enforcement, oil spill prevention and pesticide containment regulations. The cost for the day is $100 which includes lunch, conference materials and appropriate safety gear.

To register, call the ICGA office at 309-557-3257.

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