Feb 21, 2022

Four Rescued After Grain Bin Rupture in Iowa

Incident occurred in Mount Vernon on Friday morning

Feb 18, 2022

LDC Reports Fire at Largest Soy Processing Plant

Soybean deliveries were suspended at the plant in Claypool, IN

Feb 17, 2022

Man Rescued from Grain Bin in North Carolina

Man was loading a truck for transporting grain when the machine got stuck

Feb 17, 2022

Trucker Backs Over, Kills Fellow Employee at Minnesota Grain Co-op

Incident occurred last month at Sunrise Ag in Buckman, MN

Feb 15, 2022

Grain Dust Explosion Incidents Decreased in 2021

Despite decrease in explosions, one fatality and five injuries were reported

Feb 14, 2022

Grain Bin Engulfment Leaves One Dead in Wheatley, AR

Two men were working inside the grain bin filled with soybeans when the engulfment happened

Feb 7, 2022

Fire Destroys Elevator at Columbia Grain in Belgrade, MT

Only 25 minutes after crews arrived on the scene, the main leg of the elevator collapsed

Feb 3, 2022

Firefighter Hurt in Gavilon Grain Elevator Explosion

Welding work, grain powder accumulation likely led to explosion and fire at Clovis, NM, facility

Jan 31, 2022

Grain Dryer Fire at Elevator in Rugby, ND

Emergency crews worked six hours to completely extinguish the blaze

Jan 31, 2022

Kentucky Man Rescued from Grain Bin

Man rescued after becoming engulfed in a grain bin in Casey County

Jan 28, 2022

Man Rescued from Grain Bin in Cedar Rapids, IA

Crews employed specialized tools and finesse to perform the rescue from a 'treacherous' situation

Photo Source: Cedar Rapids Fire Department

Jan 26, 2022

Does Your Feed Mill Have a Pandemic Policy?

How to manage COVID-19 in the workplace

John Dillard, principal with OFW Food and Agriculture

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

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