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It's getting to that time of year when farmers are cleaning out there grain bins in preparations for harvest. That can be a dangerous job.
On Wednesday a southeastern Nebraska man was killed after unloading grain from a bin when an auger fell on top of him, killing him.
So the Nebraska Corn Board is urging farmers to take precautions when unloading bins.
At CPI's Trumbull elevator they take it very seriously. They too are getting ready for the fall grain to be poured into their elevator.
Right now, they're moving grain from outside holing bins to the elevator.
The Nebraska Corn Board and CPI say farmers and farm workers need to use the buddy system when they are in the bins.
Alan Tiemann chairman of the Nebraska Corn Board says "People can suffocate with only 12 inches of grain covering them because that's the equivalent to nearly 50 pounds per cubic foot and you can't get up.
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