Grain Bin Safety Training Event

The Mercer County Farm Bureau is partnering with the Illinois Fire Service Institute for a grain bin safety program on Saturday, June 12th at the Aledo Fire Department, 211 SE 3rd Street Aledo, Illinois. There will be two sessions with a hands-on, live simulation grain bin entrapment demonstration provided by the Illinois Fire Service Institute. The first session will start at 9am and will run until 11am. The second session will be start at 1pm and run until 3pm.

All farmers and first responders in Mercer County are invited to attend. The program is sponsored by the Mercer County Farm Bureau and COUNTRY Financial representatives: Brent Bigham, Tracy Bigham, Stacey Brown, Shirley Helmick, Tara Kain, Troy Mayhew, Michael Moorhusen, Chad Nelson, Jason Potter, Bart Reed, Randy Rursch, and John Waugh.

Registration is required. Please call the Mercer County Farm Bureau at (309) 582-5116 or email to reserve your spot. COVID guidelines will be followed. Please contact our office to verify program information.