Max Armstrong notes that thousands of years farmers enter grain bins, often threatening their lives. Flowing grain can trap a farmer quickly, and rescuing those farmers is a challenge. The number of deaths spiked in 2019. Max shares the story of one company that is donating life-saving rescue tubes to volunteer fire departments.
Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.