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UMASH Connection Newsletter
Just released – the Winter 2018 issue of The UMASH Connection newsletter! This issue highlights the topic of agricultural safety and health in media, ASAP Week 2018, the new Safer FACEs agritourism certification program, Down on the Farm workshops, and other UMASH news and events.
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UMASH IN THE FIELD - LATEST NEWS
SPOTLIGHT: Keeping a safe eye on what we write, say and show in agriculture
Study takes fresh look at engaging media in farm safety coverage
Agricultural journalists have an active interest in covering safety more effectively and new opportunities exist for helping them do so, according to research
Down on the Farm Workshops
The first day of Down on the Farm workshops was held January 30, 2018, at Ridgewater College in Willmar, MN. Stress factors have been on the rise on farms,
Managing Stresses in Farming in North Dakota
UMASH Outreach Coordinator Diane Kampa attended the Managing Stresses in Farming, Families, and Finances Workshop on Monday, January 29, 2018 at Bismarck
North Dakota “Rounds Up” for Farm Safety
The Lake Region Extension Round Up was held January 9 and 10, 2018 in Devils Lake North Dakota. Carol Peterson and graduate student Megan Schossow represented
SPOTLIGHT: Ag Safety – Communication is Key
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,
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.