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photo by Allison Shepherd
LaRue County FFA members Isaiah Pruitt, Clay Rogers, Kalli Flanders, Jenna Hazelwood and Cole Holt took part in the Grain Entrapment Project. A total of eleven FFA members assisted in the project.
Grain Entrapment project

Grain entrapments continue to be a significant and deadly danger at farming operations across the nation. Farmers enter grain storage bins and, if equipment is not secure, could find themselves quickly submerged.

This past weekend a collaborative partnership between the KY Department of Agriculture Farm Safety Program, Dixie Firefighters Association, KCTCS State Fire/Rescue Training, The University of Kentucky, and the Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury Prevention, came together in LaRue County making available equipment used for these types of rescues.

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