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ISU Extension and Outreach Dairy Team webinar on June 19 to focus on mitigating heat stress for employees on the dairy farm
ORANGE CITY, Iowa – The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team monthly webinar series continues Wednesday, June 19, from 12 noon to 1 p.m. 

Cody Volkmann will discuss how dairy producers can mitigate heat stress for their employees. He will define heat stress, how it is measured, and offer techniques to prevent heat stress.

Cody Volkmann is a Certified Safety Professional with 13 years of safety and health experience. He grew up on a family farm in northwest Iowa and received his B.S. from Iowa State University in Agriculture Systems Technology and Industrial Systems Technology and a Master of Business Administration. After graduation from ISU, he worked for an industrial service company providing services to ethanol, biodiesel, grain handling and other industrial facilities. He is currently an Occupational Safety Specialist with the College of Engineering and Environmental Health and Safety Department at ISU. 

For more information, contact the ISU Extension and Outreach Dairy Specialist in your area: in Northwest Iowa, Fred M. Hall, 712-737-4230 or; in Northeast Iowa, Jennifer Bentley, 563-382-2949 or; in East Central Iowa, Larry Tranel, 563-583-6496 or; in Ames, Dr. Gail Carpenter, 515-294-9085 or