Free Webinar:
Pilot Grant Writing Tips for Community-based Organizations

12-1 pm

  • Does your organization have a community-based outreach or educational project aimed at improving health and safety of agricultural workers or rural populations?
  • Have you ever considered applying for a pilot grant to help fund your work and test new, innovative, outreach methods?

The Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health and the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health are co-hosting this FREE webinar. Participants will learn how to formulate an outreach project idea, write specific aims, describe the project’s significance, and develop a program plan. Specific documents like cover letters, budgets, timelines, and letters of support will be explained.

Supporting Farmers in Stressful Times

Stress factors are on the rise for Minnesota farmers.  Farmers and rural communities face unique stresses and emotional situations, including financial challenges, unpredictable weather, physically demanding work, and more.

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has new resources for Minnesota farmers, rural residents, family and friends, and agricultural advisors.

Farm & Rural Helpline

833-600-2670 (toll free)

The helpline is available to Minnesota farmers, rural residents, and anyone unsure of what to do about family or friends who may be experiencing anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, or a mental health crisis.

This service is free, confidential, and open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.








The center is a collaboration of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and College of Veterinary Medicine, the National Farm Medicine Center of the Marshfield Clinic with the Migrant Clinicians Network, and the Minnesota Department of Health. This collaboration brings together unique and complimentary expertise to address existing and emerging occupational health and safety issues in agriculture.

  • University of Minnesota School of Public Health
  • National Farm Medicine Center
  • University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Minnesota Department of Health
  • Migrant Clinicians Network