The 2022 Midwest Regional Agricultural Safety and Health Conference (MRASH) was held November 16th and 17th in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and virtually. The conference theme encouraged participants to envision a safe and healthy future for food and agriculture. Megan Schossow, Carol Peterson, and Devon Charlier attended the conference on behalf of UMASH.
The keynote speaker for the event was Matt Russell, a fifth-generation Iowa farmer and State Executive Director of the USDA Farm Service Agency. His presentation addressed the changing trends affecting the future of agriculture, including climate change, cover crops, equipment modifications, and land prices.