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


Webinars from Cultivating Resiliency for Women in Agriculture and The Rural Resiliency Project provide resources to help farmers, farm families, and women in agriculture weather stress.



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.



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



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


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.