The UMASH staff hit the road and got their boots on the ground in Redwood County, MN, for Farmfest 2019, which attracts over 30,000 people every year.
Farm Bureau Financial Services
WELLNESS AND SAFETY PAVILION
August 6-8, 2019
Thanks to everyone who attended Farmfest 2019, See you next year!
Farm Bureau Financial Services and UMASH collaborated to bring the Wellness and Safety Pavilion to the attendees of Minnesota Farmfest to provide up to date safety and health information for farmers, farm workers and their families in an effort to prevent and/or reduce injuries and illness on farms. Learn more by visiting the exhibitors, taking part in health screenings and seeing live farm safety demonstrations.
We want you to be safe, healthy and injury free.
A special thank you to our colleagues at the Minnesota Safety Council, the National Farm Medicine Center and the Iowa Department of Health for their input and guidance throughout the planning of this event.
Watch our video – We’re UMASH
UMASH is focused on workers, families, employees and the safety of farmers by using a One Health approach. Our goal is to improve research, education and prevention to help those in agriculture remain safe and healthy on the job. We bring together investigators, partners, researchers, practitioners to identify trends in injuries before they become widespread.
Under the Roof at Farmfest
SPOTLIGHT: One Stop Shop for Wellness and Safety at Minnesota Farmfest
Being efficient is key to getting jobs done on the farm. Farm Bureau Financial Services and UMASH understand this need and encourage farmers to be safe
SPOTLIGHT: The Multiplier Effect – US Ag Centers at Minnesota Farmfest
The term “multiplier effect” is a term you may be familiar with and one commonly used in the world of economics. UMASH and our neighboring U.S.
SPOTLIGHT: In the Interest of Safety
The phrase, “in a split second” is used frequently to describe all types of situations that happen quickly and without time to react, many of which can be
SPOTLIGHT: Live and Up Close – Farm Safety and Rescue Demonstrations at Minnesota Farmfest
Seeing something live for the first time can have a big impact. Whether it is a positive or negative occurrence, being present can make a difference
SPOTLIGHT: Take time for a Wellness Check at Farmfest
Minnesota Farmfest is offering a convenient way to get a free health screening during the show August 6 – 8, 2019. The screenings are part of a larger
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