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SPOTLIGHT: Lessons Learned – A Passion for Farm Safety and Mental Health

UMASH and Emily Krekelberg go “way back” with our mutual mission of promoting farm safety and health. Emily knows first hand the inherent dangers involved with farming with family members who were both severely injured as a result. She recently shared her personal story with the Telling the Story Project which was featured on the Minnesota Corn Growers website. …

Near Miss? Close Call?

Many of us have experienced a near miss or close call when working on the farm. Did the experience change how you do chores or tasks? Are you thinking about not repeating the same “mistake”? …

Climbing to the Top – Ag Media Summit

We’re telling the story of agricultural health and safety. Megan Schossow joined the National Farm Medicine Center as an exhibitor in the Info Expo for …

A Year in Review – Highlighting the Important Work of NFMC

The National Farm Medicine Center (NFMC), located in Marshfield, Wisconsin is one of the five UMASH collaborators.   We share in the mission to improve the health and well being of the agricultural workforce and their families in the Upper Midwest.  NFMC has recently published their Year In Review which highlights the good work being accomplished not only with UMASH but with many other partners, some of which include the National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety, the Migrants Clinician Network, AgrAbility - Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin - School of Medicine and Public Health. …