Austin, Texas. December 15, 2017 – The Keith Bolsen Silage Safety Foundation is pleased to announce DuPont Pioneer donated $5,000 toward the production of educational materials for the purpose of preventing serious injuries and fatalities in silage programs. This Gold Star donation is part of the DuPont Pioneer sponsorship program.
“Silage related tragedies have no age boundary. Family members, employees, and bystanders of all ages have been injured or killed during harvest and feed-out. We have nothing to lose by practicing safety; but we have everything to lose by not practicing it,” Bolsen said.
The KEITH BOLSEN SILAGE SAFETY FOUNDATION is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to promoting safe silage management practices for bunker silos and silage piles, as well as providing educational resources and materials for the global silage industry. The goal of the foundation is for everyone involved in a silage program on farms, dairies, feedlots and other livestock operations to return home to his or her family safe every day.
Pioneer makes contributions to community-based organizations on behalf of the business and employees. Consideration for outreach grants is given to communities where Pioneer sales representatives, DuPont Pioneer employees and customers live and work and that support quality-of-life initiatives to create an improved, sustainable lifestyle for people worldwide.