Anhydrous ammonia safety training sessions planned in 2019

Mar. 7, 2019

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 25 Valley City - Eagles 2:30 p.m.
March 26

Lakota - Community Building

2:30 p.m.
March 27 Berthold – Sportsmen’s Club 9:30 a.m.
March 27 Mandan – Ag Country (Farm Credit Services) 2:30 p.m.

For more information about the training requirements, please contact Eric Delzer, NDDA Pesticide and Fertilizer Program Manager at 701-328-1508.
The cost is $30 and pre-registration is preferred. To register, please contact the North Dakota Agriculture Association at 701-282-9432 or jessicarust@ndag.org.