Nurse Scholar

The AgriSafe Nurse Scholar program is an online learning experience taught by expert health & safety educators. The course will help nurses increase their competence in prevention, identification, and assessment of diseases and conditions commonly experienced by people working in agriculture. Topics covered include emerging issues, PPE, respiratory PPE, allergic and non-allergic respiratory disease, hearingRead More

Webinar: Agricultural Organic Dust Exposure and COVID-19 Infection

Summary: By the end of 2021, COVID-19 has caused over 51 million infections and 805,000 deaths in the US. Pre-existing lung disease, such as COPD, has been linked to more severe COVID-19 symptoms and poor outcomes. Prior research has shown that agricultural workers, especially those working in livestock production, have an increased risk for inflammatoryRead More

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The DIRTT Project LIVE! Workshop

The DIRTT Project gives the American Farmer full control of their succession plan from beginning to end. If you’re planning a business transition and want to ensure your company’s long-term success, you’ve come to the right place. Transition Point Business Advisors helps closely held and family businesses transition to their next chapter-seamlessly, harmoniously, with enhancedRead More

Webinar: What to Expect While Expecting- For Female Producers & Farmworkers in Ag

Summary: Pregnancy and fertility are often not considered when women assume farm tasks. Pesticide and other chemical exposures, zoonotic diseases and heavy lifting particularly during childbearing years, present challenges. Objectives: At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to: - Identify unique exposures/risks associated with farm tasks. - Identify at least four reproductiveRead More

Grain Bin Safety Week

Did you know that between 1960 and 2019, 60% of documented grain entrapment cases were fatal? Initiated by Nationwide in 2014, Grain Bin Safety Week is an annual campaign recurring the third full week of February to promote grain bin safety on farms and commercial grain-handling facilities. A collaborative effort with industry leaders and agriculturalRead More

Webinar: Anhydrous Ammonia Safety for Farmworkers

Summary: Anhydrous ammonia (NH3) is an effective nitrogen crop fertilizer used throughout the Midwest and beyond.  Anhydrous ammonia is potentially dangerous, as it seeks water from the nearest source, which may be the human body – especially the eyes, lungs, and skin because of their high moisture content.  Few problems occur when anhydrous ammonia is handled properlyRead More

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The DIRTT Project LIVE! Workshop

The DIRTT Project gives the American Farmer full control of their succession plan from beginning to end. If you’re planning a business transition and want to ensure your company’s long-term success, you’ve come to the right place. Transition Point Business Advisors helps closely held and family businesses transition to their next chapter-seamlessly, harmoniously, with enhancedRead More

National Public Health Week

During the first full week of April each year, the American Public Health Association brings together communities across the United States to observe National Public Health Week as a time to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to improving our nation's health. For over 25 years, APHA has servedRead More