Anhydrous Ammonia Certified Grower Training


FREE In-Person Training

September 12
Asmark Agricenter
14171 Carole Dr
Bloomington, IL 61705

September 13
Deer Valley Banquets
3298 Hoover Rd
Deer Grove, IL 61243

September 14
Knox Agricenter 
180 S. Soangetaha Rd
Galesburg, IL 61401

September 15
Prairie View Reception Center
8865 State Route 4 
Chatham, IL 62629

September 16
Unique Suites Hotel
920 W Lincoln Ave
Charleston, IL 61920

October 4
Asmark Agricenter 
14171 Carole Dr.
Bloomington, IL 61705



All growers or grower farm operators who transport or apply anhydrous ammonia, or
otherwise maintain anhydrous ammonia equipment, shall be certified to understand:

  • Properties of ammonia
  • Competent in safe operating practices
  • How to take appropriate actions in the event of a leak or emergency
  • Personal protective equipment & first aid
  • Transportation safety

Ongoing training opportunities are being offered for growers and grower farm operators. Certification is good for three years after being initially certified.

Who needs to be certified?

GROWER: Any individual who produces an agricultural commodity on property he or she owns or controls

GROWER FARM OPERATOR: An individual employed by or otherwise authorized by a grower to transport or apply anhydrous ammonia, or to otherwise maintain anhydrous ammonia equipment. These individuals include grower family members, full-time and part-time hired help, and others providing anhydrous ammonia services at no fee.

*This new requirement is found in the IDOA regulations regarding anhydrous ammonia at 8 Illinois Administrate Code 215.

Please contact Jenny Eisenbeis (Illinois Farm Bureau) at 309-557-3207 or with any registration questions.

To learn more about the Illinois Anhydrous Ammonia Certified Grower Training program and requirements, visit