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Ag Rescue Training Event

Agriculture Rescue Training Event

October 25-26, 2024

Friday, October 25, 2024 – Ag Rescue Training Presentations

Saturday, October 26, 2024 – Ag Rescue Training Workshops

Registration Open!

***Registration fees for all events will be waived for Extension faculty and staff and technical college instructors.***

Ag Rescue Training Event Information

Agenda – Ag Rescue Training Event

Ag Rescue Training Event Agenda

Ag Rescue Training Presentations

Friday, October 25, 2024 | Froehlke Auditorium, Marshfield, WI

5:30 PMSign-in
6:00 PMWelcome & Introductions
6:15 PMPresentation #1
7:00 PMPresentation #2
7:45 PMBreak
8:00 PMPresentation #3
8:30 PMPresentation #4
9:30 PMAdjourn

Ag Rescue Training Workshops

Saturday, October 26, 2024 | Heiman Holsteins, Chili, WI

7:00 AMSign-in and breakfast
7:45 AMWelcome & Introductions
8:00 AMWorkshops Running Concurrently (A,B,C, D, E, F)
9:30 AMBreak
9:45 AMWorkshops Running Concurrently (A,B,C, D, E, F)
11:15 AMBreak
11:30 AMStop the Bleed Presentation
12:00 PMLunch
1:00 PMWorkshops Running Concurrently (A,B,C, D, E, F)
2:30 PMBreak
2:45 PMWorkshops Running Concurrently (A,B,C, D, E, F)
4:15 PMWrap-Up and Adjourn
Presentations – Ag Rescue Training Event

Presentations – Friday (Evening), October 25, 2024

Ag Rescue Training presentations will take place on Friday, October 25th from 6:00-9:30 PM at the Robert Froehlke Conference Center (see “Location Info” tab, below). Presentations can be attended either in-person or virtually. To attend virtually, you can join via a link to be provided closer to the date of the training.

Copies of the presentations will be available in the ART binders for in-person attendees. Digital presentations (slides) will be linked below for virtual attendees by 5PM on the 25th..

Workshops – Ag Rescue Training Event

Workshops – Saturday, October 26, 2024

This workshop is designed to familiarize the rescuer to various farm equipment and structures that may be encountered. Emergency shutdown procedures, equipment operation, storage hazards are all to be covered. A “must attend” for any personnel not familiar with this environment.

Tractor Rollover

More common tractor overturns and discussion of stabilization techniques as well as emergency medical concerns with hands on experience will be showcased in this workshop.

Confined Spaces on the Farm

This workshop will involve an identification of various confined spaces on the farm and a presentation of what is needed successfully perform a confined space rescue. Participants will gain hands-on experience practicing a confined space rescue.

Similar to the silo rescue, grain bins have their own unique hazardsUtilizing safety equipment, this workshop will be an on scene presentation of the needs to perform a safe rescue from a grain bin.



Principles of machinery extrication will be discussed as well as hands on incident size-up, extrication and patient handling will be performed in this workshop.

Large Animal

Technical Rescue

This workshop will give participants multiple skills and techniques to safely contain, approach and manipulate recumbent large animals in emergency situations. Safe working zones, equipment options, proper strap placement and manipulation techniques will be considered and practiced on articulated one thousand pound training mannequins. This workshop delivers the foundational techniques to manage animals in more complicated situations.

Location Info – Ag Rescue Training Event

Friday (Evening), October 25, 2024

Friday’s lecture session will be conducted in-person at the Robert Froehlke Conference Center, located in the Melvin R. Laird Center of the Marshfield Clinic Research Institute in Marshfield, WI. Virtual attendance is also an option. A virtual link will be sent to all registered participants via email within two weeks of the training.

Parking is available in lot L and B (see map). Please enter from parking lot L and not street side.

Map of Marshfield Clinic Health System Marshfield Campus. Froelke Auditorium/Lot L and Lot B are starred.

Saturday, October 26, 2024

Saturday’s portion of the program will be held in-person at the Heiman Holsteins dairy farm in Marshfield, WI. Click here for directions to the farm.

Lodging – Ag Rescue Training Event

It is the registrant’s responsibility to arrange lodging. For your convenience, we have listed the Marshfield area accommodations. The following hotels offer a state rate.

Hampton Inn & Suites
400 W. Upham St.
Marshfield, WI 54449

(715) 207-0295
Holiday Inn
750 S. Central Ave.
Marshfield, WI 54449

(715) 486-1500
Hotel Marshfield
2700 S. Central Ave.
Marshfield, WI 54449

(715) 387-2700
Quality Inn
114 E. Upham St.
Marshfield, WI 54449

(715) 387-8691
Woodfield Inn & Suites
1651 N. Central Ave.
Marshfield, WI 54449

(715) 387-2233
CEUs – Ag Rescue Training Event

Certificates validating 9.5 hours of CEUs upon completion, pre/post test, and evaluation of the program will be awarded. 

How to Dress – Ag Rescue Training Event

Participants are encouraged to dress in anticipation for an active day. Appropriate PPE includes full turnout gear, or extrication gear including boots/safety shoes, gloves, helmets and eye protection. No SCBA required. Each course enrollee is responsible for providing these items. As workshops are held outdoors, be prepared in case of inclement weather. 

Four Gas Monitor Program

Supported by the Mike Biadasz Farm Safety and Education Memorial Fund, the Agriculture Rescue Training program will provide your department with a FREE four gas monitor when you bring three department members of their department to the Agriculture Rescue Training event.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Are you interested in donating or becoming a sponsor of the Agriculture Recue Training program? Please contact Jakob Hanschu at for next steps and how you can help emergency responders be better prepared for agricultural emergencies.