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2019 Western Regional Ag Health and Safety Conference

This is a rare opportunity for those engaged in injury and illness prevention research in farming, fishing, and forestry. The western US shares a common history with these vital agricultural industries, landscapes, and communities. Likewise, we share common agricultural practices, workforces, and the means to improve conditions. Cultivating Collaborations …

Minnesota Farmfest 2019

Where Agriculture & Technology Meet Farmfest strives to bring together the best in agribusiness from Minnesota and around the country, providing one place for farmers to network, experience and learn to grow their farming operations. Farm Bureau Financial ServicesWELLNESS AND SAFETY PAVILION Join us at Farmfest for fun activities and free resources …

Sioux Nation Summit 2019

Sioux Nation Summit, South Dakota’s biggest Livestock Producer Meeting, will be held July 23rd at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.  The summit brings the nation’s leading experts in poultry, dairy, swine and beef together for a full day of free learning and Q&A. UMASH Representatives: Doris Mold is keynote Marcia Endres is a dairy …

WEBINAR: Who Am I If I Am Not a Farmer Anymore

In this session Brenda Mack and Shauna Reitmeier will address the pain and agony that farmers, family members and others in the ag industry go through when major changes happen. Examples include transition and succession planning, getting out of the agriculture business or dealing with significant health issues that change life as we know it. This session …

2019 ISASH Annual Conference

From River to River: Yielding Agricultural Safety and Health The 2019 ISASH Annual Conference will be held June 24-27 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Child Agricultural Injury Prevention Workshop

Protecting the future of agriculture.  Learn how you can help safeguard children and youth who live, work and play on farms and ranches, and how to develop and enhance childhood agricultural safety strategies for your organization. Workshop Topics/Sessions General Overview Injury and Fatality Data Community Based Approaches Non-working Children Working …

WEBINAR: Anxiety, Depression and Coping Skills

In this 1 hour session, Brenda Mack, MSW, LICSW will share the signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression connected to the stressors of living a farming and ranching life. The session will cover risk/protective factors and coping skills/strategies. Case scenario examples will be used throughout the conversation. Participants are encourage to ask questions …

2019 NORA Symposium

The 2019 NORA Symposium will feature a panel discussion about the challenges of addressing stress and mental health problems that result from work. Hear perspectives from panelists representing agricultural producers, firefighters and veterinarians. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER ONLINE AT:umash.umn.edu/2019-nora-symposium

UMDIA Spring Meeting

Jeff Bender, UMASH Co-Director, will be presenting on safe animal handling and farm safety for immigrant workers.

UMDIA Spring Meeting

Jeff Bender, UMASH Co-Director, will be presenting on safe animal handling and farm safety for immigrant workers.