Communication is key. Although this overly-heard cliche provides no solution, it’s a good reminder of the importance of communication. To put it simply,
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Farm Safety Check
Does your farm have a health and safety program?
As a farmer, you make financial decisions every day related to your operation such as buying equipment, selling grain and hiring custom applicators for chemicals or manure. Another important financial decision is having a safety and health program for you and your employees. A sound safety and health program is an effective way to manage risks, protect your business and the people working and living on your farm.
Did you know that less than half of farms have a safety or health program in place? Start the New Year by making a decision to create (or update) a safety and health program for your farming operation. Whether you have five, ten or 100 employees, a safety and health program can help you reduce injuries and illnesses by creating a positive, safe workplace for everyone.
UMASH IN THE FIELD - LATEST NEWS
SPOTLIGHT: Ag Safety – Communication is Key
SPOTLIGHT: Direct to you – Safety Videos via YouTube
In the busy life of farming, it is important to reach farmers where they are with relevant safety information to protect themselves, their families and
SPOTLIGHT: Alexis Murillo, Reflecting on my UMASH Internship
University of Minnesota student Alexis Murillo describes her experiences and what she learned during her time working as a UMASH Communications Intern.
Agritourism – It’s a new word to many people
UMASH connected with Township Officials across the state at the Minnesota Association of Townships annual meeting on November 16-17, 2017. Visitors to
Over 67,000 Youth Learn about Farm Safety
Students from all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin islands came into the safety area to learn about how to stay safe while working on a farm and performing
SPOTLIGHT: We are grateful for our partners
November is a month to reflect and be thankful. Bruce Alexander, Director of UMASH, puts into words how grateful we are as an organization to partner with
The Cow is Always Right – La Vaca Siempre Tiene La Razon
UMASH was fortunate to cooperate for a second time with Minnesota Milk Producers (MMPA) at a recent Spanish Dairy Management Workshop. 25 dairy workers
SPOTLIGHT: A Better Way to Return To Work
When farm workers are forced to take time off due to sickness or injuries, the current return-to-work process has often been a hardship for both the individual