Respiratory Health with Dusty and Moldy Grain

Wisconsin farmers working feverishly to get crops harvested before the snow flies may find themselves exposed to a variety of dust. Breathing grain dust can affect your comfort and is a health concern for all in the grain industry.

In the October/November 2017 Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Rural Route article Respiratory Health With Dusty & Moldy Grain, UW-Extension Safety Engineering  & Agriculture Health Specialist John Shutske describes the reaction to dusty harvest conditions and how to reduce the risk to grain dust exposure

To learn more about Agriculture Safety, please visit Agricultural Safety & Health Information Clearinghouse or UW-Extension Agricultural Health & Safety.

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