June 19 webinar to look at heat stress

Dairy cows

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team monthly webinar series continues from noon to 1 p.m. June 19.

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

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 bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University in agriculture systems technology and industrial systems technology. He also has a master’s in 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.

Registration is at https://go.iastate.edu/EMPLOYHEAT.