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Events and Campaigns

UMASH engages directly with the people affected by and involved in agriculture to build partnerships, share resources, and encourage discussion and action around existing and emerging agricultural health and safety issues.

Throughout the year, UMASH researchers and staff stay connected with agricultural communities, producers, educators, healthcare professionals, government representatives, and other farm safety partners through a wide variety of in person and virtual formats to share research findings, provide safety training and resources, and engage in discussions to learn about emerging needs, trends or challenges that may affect agricultural health and safety.

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Annual Ag Health and Safety Awareness Campaigns

 

Each year since 1944, the third week of September has been recognized as National Farm Safety and Health Week. This recognition has been an annual promotion initiated by the National Safety Council and has been proclaimed as such by each sitting U.S. President since Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the first document.
Each March, the American Farm Bureau organizes Agricultural Safety Awareness Program (ASAP) Week to highlight farm safety and provide education and training resources.  Throughout the week, there are daily themes related to important issues in agricultural health and safety, as well as a toolkit to promote specific topics and provide...

UMASH Community Engagement


Virtual Outreach – Online Connections

UMASH IN THE FIELD

“In the Field” contains stories about UMASH researchers and staff who are engaging with the community to promote agricultural safety and health.

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TWITTER CHATS

UMASH periodically holds live interactive Twitter chats about various farm safety and health topics. Follow us on Twitter and join the conversation!

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PODCASTS

Learn about ag safety and health on the go!  Podcasts from UMASH and our partners are a convenient way to catch up on the latest farm safety topics.

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COFFEE CHATS

Cultivating Resiliency for Women in Agriculture hosts informal, anonymous virtual coffee chats. Join in for an opportunity to listen and share what is on your mind related to agricultural stress in a safe place.

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CULTIVATING RESILIENCY WEBINARS

Cultivating Resiliency for Women in Agriculture was designed to help women focus on what they can control, and connect them with resources to help weather stress.

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RURAL RESILIENCY WEBINARS - WI

The Rural Resiliency Project focuses on reducing stress, improving mental health, and enhancing economic well-being for farmers, farm families, and communities in rural Wisconsin.

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Event Calendar

Partner with us…

If you are interested in collaborating with UMASH, arranging a seminar, presentation or other event, or just looking for more information on our outreach and engagement activities, please contact Megan Schossow, UMASH Coordinator, at schos021@umn.edu.