UMASH Co-Director, Jeff Bender was a presenter on a November 28, 2018 webinar hosted by the National Pork Board and the National Hog Farmer.
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Signs and Symptoms of Stress
Know how to recognize the signs and symptoms of stress and what you can do for yourself and others.
This NEW resource was created as a result of a partnership with UMASH and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) to address the emerging issue of stress and mental health challenges facing farmers, ag workers, and their families. The card lists some behavioral and physical signs of stress, as well as tips for what to do if you or someone you know is experiencing stress or mental health challenges.
UMASH IN THE FIELD - LATEST NEWS
Needle Know How Webinar
SPOTLIGHT: New and Improved Farm Safety Check
We’ve performed a quality review on all of our checklists to update links and resources, and created a new two-page fillable pdf with additional space
Resilience in the Face of Change Workshop
Dennis Hoiberg, an Austrailian change consultant, led a workshop to help farmers and those who work closely with farmers, rural communities and business
SPOTLIGHT: Cultivating Resiliency for Women in Agriculture
A new interactive online series is setting out to help women in agriculture cultivate resiliency by focusing on what they can control in these challenging
Stressing Resilience at MRASH
The 2018 Midwest Rural Agricultural Safety and Health ( MRASH) was held November 27 - 29 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Megan Schossow and Carol Peterson represented
100 years and Counting: Farm Bureau Celebrates a Century
Megan Schossow and Carol Peterson from UMASH exhibited at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Farm Bureau on November 16, 2018.
SPOTLIGHT: Farm Safety Training through Mobile Learning
A unique dairy safety training program brings training to the field/barn on iPad devices. The mobile learning curriculum included the UMASH positive animal
SPOTLIGHT: Stress & Mental Health
When extreme stress manifests as a breaking point, like suicide, agricultural communities face unimaginable tragedy and loss. Stress, depression,