Midwest Rural Agricultural Safety and Health Conference (MRASH) 2016

Midwest Rural Agricultural Safety and Health Conference (MRASH) 2016

15 - 16Nov2016

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LOCATION: Terrace View Event Center


230 St Andrews Way, Sioux Center, IA 51250

This conference is a place where people from many different perspectives on agricultural health and safety come together to share concerns, ideas, solutions and results. Please join us if you are a farmer, farm worker, health care professional, safety and health professional, educators, ag organization and agribusiness representative, ag employer, advocate of migrant farm workers, media member or policy maker. Participants may register for one or both days with reduced rates for active farmers and students. 

Download MRASH flyer

UMASH will be at the Agricultural Health Fair and Safety Exposition on Wednesday, November 17.  Stop by and say hello!


Presentations by UMASH researchers at MRASH:

Sorting through the Spheres of Influence
Casper Bendixen, PhD
Marshfield Clinic

A summary of injuries reported at swine production companies
Jessica Evanson, DVM, MPH
Center for Animal Health and Food Safety, University of Minnesota

On-the-Farm Screening for Cardiovascular Risk Factors among Migrant Agricultural Workers in Southeast Minnesota (A Pilot Prospective Study)
Tamim Rajjo, MD, MPH
Mayo Clinic

Global is Local: Developing a Multidisciplinary Mobile Health Experiential Rotation Working with Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers in Rural Minnesota
Jonathan Kirsch, MD
University of Minnesota Medical School