UW-Extension hosting manure gas safety webinar
September 6, 2016 by Press release
September 6, 2016, Stevens Point, WI – In the weeks ahead as crops are harvested, manure storage systems will be emptied.
The recent incident of a young farmer who died while agitating a non-enclosed manure storage system has increased awareness related to manure gases. While we wait on final results of the investigation, we invite you to join us for a Manure Gas Safety webinar.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 from 11 a.m. – 12-noon CDT.
The link for the webinar is: http://go.wisc.edu/53zv4i
In person: The Portage County UW-Extension will be hosting a live stream of the webinar at the Portage County Annex Building, Rooms 1 & 2.
The webinar will discuss what is known about manure gases and health considerations, recent incidents, safety precautions and emergency response procedures.
View the webinar flyer here.