With 2023 under way, the UMASH outreach team has been covering ground to continue to amplify health and safety in Upper Midwest agriculture.
Minnesota Organic Conference
UMASH Director, Dr. Jeff Bender, and Veterinary Public Health Resident, Dr. Colin Yoder, traveled to the Minnesota Organic Conference in St. Cloud, MN, to present: Worms, Germs, and Nasty Things: Food safety and occupational risks from farming.
Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship
UMASH Outreach Director and Center Coordinator, Megan Schossow, and Veterinary Public Health Resident, Dr. Colin Yoder, partnered with the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship to emphasize grazing and pasture risks and hazards and key farm safety strategies.
Minnesota Public Health Association
UMASH Director, Dr. Jeff Bender, presented to the Minnesota Public Health Association.
Minnesota Farm Safety
UMASH Staff also attended the Minnesota Farm Safety Working Group meeting, where MN groups share updates, resources, and strategize on state-wide improvements and trends in agricultural health and safety. Reach out if you or someone you know are interested in joining this group!