2. Avoid contact with liquid
as it will severely burn skin and
3. Anhydrous ammonia
material when under
is a liquid
200 pounds per square inch. When pres
is released and liquid is allowed
to escape, the temperature of the
monia drops to 30 degrees below
A concentration of frost on couplings
or around hose is one way to detect
leak. Another reason to avoid contact
with skin is a sudden frost bite could
4. Just any tank is not suitable to
store anhydrous ammonia. If it '
in tanks formerly used lor butane
poisonous gases may be
formed. Use only tanks
designed for anhydrous
5. Do not apply an open flame to
equipment without first cleansing of
all sediment and deposits.
6. Wear gloves, preferably rubber
rubber covered, when handling
monia hose and couplings during the
tiansfer process. Protective clothing,
goggles and even
a gas mask are
In case of emergency be prepared to
render first aid.
1. Remove the patient immediately
to a place where he can breathe fresh
air. Place him flat on his back and
keep him warm and away from drafts.
W rap patient in blankets if possible.
2. Call a physician.
3. If patient
him to prone position and administer
4. For nose and throat burns
a 2 per cent solution of acetic acid up
the nose, and rinse the mouth and
throat thoroughly. Plain water can be
used if acetic acid is not available.
Urge the patient to drink lots of water,
milk or lemonade.
S. For eye irritations
. a 5 per cent
boric acid or 1 per cent acetic acid
solution should be poured over the eye
balls while lids are held open. Rinse
for 15 minutes. Washing or dousing
with water can be used where boric
or acetic acid is not available.
6. For skin burns, rinse with water.
7. Keep a 5-gallon
handy wherever anhydrous
is being handled.
can of water
This article isn't intended to
you. If handled wisely, anhydrous
monia is safer than gasoline. Observe
a few common rules, know and be
prepared to meet emergencies. Safety
is everybody's business^
Use 'Grab-Test' For
SILAGE LOSSES because of seepage
can be as much as 10 times greater
when the moisture content of the
terial is 85 per cent than when it
70 per cent, according to USDA
To determine the moisture content
of wilted silage made by partly drying
grass in the windrow before chopping,
they recommend the "grab-test."
Squeeze chopped forage tightly into
a ball between the hands for 20
seconds, then release the pressure sud
denly. If the ball holds its shape and
there is a lot of free juice, the ap
proximate moisture content is over re
per cent. If it holds its shape but there
very little juice, moisture content
is about 70 to 75 per cent. If it falls
apart slowly, moisture content is 60
to 70 per cent. If it falls apart rapidly,
moisture is below 60 per cent.
When filling a horizontal silo the
USDA recommends filling the bottom
half of the silo with material contain
ing 60 to 65 per cent moisture and the
top half with 65 to 70 per cent material.
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Maybe any self-propelled would do the job
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