Jan 17, 2022

Man Dies After Falling into Grain Bin in Wentzville, MO

Paul Hepperman, 75, fell into the bin while trying to unclog it

Jan 14, 2022

Feed Mill Fire, Explosion at Cargill-Nutrena in Lecompte, LA

While firefighters were in the building, there was an explosion

Jan 12, 2022

Man Rescued from Grain Bin in Arkansas

Man was submerged up to his shoulders in the grain bin near Pocahontas, AR

Jan 10, 2022

Fire at ADM Grain Facility in Toledo, OH

Emergency crews determined fire was accidentally sparked during the drying process

Jan 6, 2022

ADM Grain Elevator in Buffalo, NY, Cleared for Demolition

Judge vacates restraining order; preservationists likely to appeal ruling

Jan 6, 2022

Construction Worker Hurt at Iowa Grain Elevator

Man was performing repairs at the First Cooperative in Aurelia, IA, which was damaged during a December 15 tornado

Jan 5, 2022

Fire at Didion Ethanol Plant in Cambria, WI

No injuries were reported as a result of the fire

Dec 14, 2021

Illinois Man Rescued from Grain Bin

24 year-old man is recovering after being rescued from a grain bin full of soybeans

Dec 13, 2021

Grain Silos, Chicken Hatchery Destroyed by Deadly Tornadoes

Mayfield Grain Co. had roofs pulled off part of a storage system that holds 6 million bushels of grain

Dec 10, 2021

Fire at Munson Feed Mill in Minnesota

Fire was contained to the upper storage space; no injuries reported

Dec 3, 2021

Wildfire Destroys Grain Elevator, Devastates Denton, MT

Fire forces residents to evacuate and decimates 25 structures in small town

Dec 2, 2021

Port of Tilbury Completes Rebuild After 2020 Explosion

With a combined capacity of 20,000 MT, 10 new metal silos will be ready for the 2022 harvest

Photo: Port of Tilbury

Nov 29, 2021

Insurance Won't Cover $80M Grain Silo Collapse

North Vancouver's Fibreo Export Terminal was hobbled when one silo collapsed in September 2020

Nov 19, 2021

Stand Up for Grain Safety Week to Be Held April 4-8, 2022

Weeklong event helps raise awareness about grain handling and storage hazards, provides education and training, and conveys best safety practices

Nov 18, 2021

One Taken to Hospital After Grain Elevator Accident

Incident occurred at Pennington Seed in Sidney, Neb. on Tuesday

Nov 15, 2021

Dryer Fire at Sheppard Grain in Phelps, NY

No injuries were reported and the fire was contained to the grain dryer

Nov 11, 2021

Elevator Shooting Update: Incident Lasted 20 Seconds

Most employees were unaware that Max Hoskinson, 61, had been fired from Agrex grain elevator that day

Nov 8, 2021

Poulin Grain Plant Damaged in Fire

Newport, VT, facility experiences small equipment fire with minimal damage

Nov 4, 2021

Grain Elevator Accident in Fairmount, N.D.

Elevator cable broke as victim was standing underneath it

Nov 3, 2021

Canadian Pacific Awards Grain Elevators of the Year

Both G3 Pasqua and CHS Northland Grain Hazel are repeat winners

Photo: Canadian Pacific (CP)

Nov 3, 2021

Grain Elevator Fire at Country Visions Co-op in Kiel, WI

Cause of the fire is still being investigated

Nov 1, 2021

NGFA's McCluer Named Co-Chair of NORA AgFF Sector Council

Council brings together individuals, organizations to share information, form partnerships and promote health and safety solutions

Oct 29, 2021

Combustible Dust Incident Report for 2021 Released

Dust Safety Science says dryers had largest number of injuries in first half of 2021

Oct 25, 2021

Grain Elevator Shooting Victims Identified

Sandra Nelson, 60, and Darin Koepke, 53, were both employees at Agrex

Oct 22, 2021

Fired Grain Elevator Worker Shoots 3 People, Killing 2

Shooter is also killed during incident at Agrex Elevator in Superior, NE

Oct 22, 2021

Illinois Co-op Faces Fines for Putting Workers at Risk

Topflight Grain Cooperative in Monticello received multiple safety citations from OSHA

Oct 22, 2021

Cybersecurity Summit for Food, Agriculture Partners

Event will take place October 26 and feature NGFA's Greg Beck as a speaker

Oct 20, 2021

Wykoff, MN, City Council Hears Grain Elevator Dust Complaints

Neighbors say they have been negatively impacted by dust from nearby CHS grain facility

Oct 19, 2021

GEAPS Opens 2022 Safety Awards Program

Program recognizes facilities that go an entire year without a work-related lost-time injury or illness

Recently Added to Buyer's Guide

Bovizyme™ GA Enzyme

  • Enzyme solution that improves starch digestion efficiency for non-steam flaker feed yards
  • Improved feed efficiency through increased bodyweight gain and lower feed intake

VersaMix Triple Shaft Mixers

  • For mixing applications requiring efficient powder dispersion and critical homogenization of medium to high viscosity slurries, pastes, gels, creams and suspensions
  • High-shear mixer with solids/liquid injection manifold (SLIM) technology rotor/stator

GUC-F Controller

  • Multichannel feeding and dosing controller
  • Control solution for feeding and weighing applications in powder handling applications
  • Flexible and modular design with analog and digital load cells


  • Offers accurate and reliable continuous mass flow measurement of bulk solids with an accuracy of +/- 0.5% full scale
  • Measures mass of flowable solids with densities of 10 to 100 pounds/cubic foot and flow rates from 700 to 7,000 cubic feet/hour


  • 10.1” touchscreen
  • Easy to install in new or existing systems

Sanderson Farms Feed Mill Expansion - Kinston, NC

  • Construction of a whole grain silo expansion (76’ diameter x 145’ tall) to hold 500,000 bushels
  • Expansion also includes a 12’x17’x22’ deep boot pit extension at the end of the existing receiving tunnel


Marketwatch: Jan, 21

US Corn Price Idx: ZCPAUS.CM

open: 5.9607
high: 6.0092
low: 5.9282
close: 5.9756

US Soybean Price Idx: ZSPAUS.CM

open: 13.5213
high: 13.861
low: 13.4988
close: 13.8203

US Hard Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: KEPAUS.CM

open: 7.7694
high: 7.8347
low: 7.6744
close: 7.7644

US Soft Red Winter Wheat Price Idx: ZWPAUS.CM

open: 7.5197
high: 7.5858
low: 7.4322
close: 7.4955