Last updated on June 29th, 2021 at 05:11 pm
Amy Rademaker, Carle Center for Rural Health & Farm Safety champion for the past 18 years, is responsible for the development, implementation, promotion, and evaluation of all farm-safety and rural-health initiatives in the more-than-30-county service area. Amy reaches more than 4,000 people annually with various programming throughout the region, including Progressive Ag Safety Days®, school presentations, first responder training, and Mental Health First Aid classes. She regularly collaborates with farmers, schools, Farm Bureau offices, Extension services, physicians and nurses on rural-health and farm-safety projects. She has implemented an Emergency Action Tube program across 160 farms in the area and created a free toolkit for others to expand the program nationally.