Anhydrous ammonia safety training sessions planned

 BISMARCK, N.D – The North Dakota Department of Agriculture (NDDA) and the North Dakota Agriculture Association (NDAA) will be hosting a series of fertilizer and anhydrous ammonia safety training sessions across the state. 

“Annual documented safety training is required for any person handling, transferring, transporting or otherwise working with anhydrous ammonia at storage facilities,” said Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring. “These training sessions will meet the requirements of the state and attendees will be issued a certificate of completion.”

Training sessions will include presentations on the chemical properties and health hazards of anhydrous ammonia; facility and nurse tank care, inspection, and maintenance; and regulatory updates to name a few topics. 

The training sessions are as follows:

March 20 Cooperstown – Downtown Sheyenne Tooling Bldg.  
2:30 p.m.
March 21 Wishek – American Legion
10 a.m.
  Milnor – MAC Activity Center        
2:30 p.m.
March 22 Mott – KC Club – Downtown Main     
2:30 p.m.
March 27 Underwood – City Hall   
10 a.m.
  Stanley – Mountain Complex Extension
2:30 p.m.
March 28 Rugby – Dakota Farms Restaurant    
10 a.m.
  Park River – American Legion Hall    
2:30 p.m.

For more information about the training requirements, please contact Eric Delzer, NDDA Fertilizer Program Manager at 701-328-1508.

To register, please contact the North Dakota Agriculture Association at 701-282-9432 or jessicarust@ndag.org.