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Welcome to the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH). UMASH is a Center of Excellence in Agricultural Disease and Injury Research, Education, and Prevention.

Within this site, you can learn more about our Center, our projects, and our evaluation program. You can contact our researchers and staff, keep up to date with the latest UMASH and agricultural news and events, and learn how your participation in our projects and community outreach can help us identify and address existing and emerging issues in agricultural safety and health.

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Latest News from "In the Field"

UMASH at Agricultural Media Summit

Ag Media SummitAugust 5, 2014 - Ag media editors tell us that safety ranks low in reader surveys. How can we work with media to make safety a more compelling read?

NFMC Communications Specialist Scott Heiberger and research partner Dr. Jim Evans, University of Illinois, are attending the Agricultural Media Summit in Indianapolis. Heiberger and Evans are finishing a pilot project aimed at improving media coverage of farm safety. The project is funded by the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center at the University of Minnesota.

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Upcoming Events

UMASH at the Minnesota State Fair
August 24-25
U of M Driven to Discover Building
Minnesota State Fairgrounds
St. Paul, Minnesota

International Society for Environmental Epidemiology ISEE 2014
August 24-28
Seattle, Washington

2014 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference
September 13-16
St. Paul, Minnesota

National Farm Safety Week
Safety First: Protecting What Matters

September 21-27, 2014


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