Register now! Forum to focus on farm safety in education, May 28, UW-Eau Claire.
A working forum examining educational efforts to reduce farm injuries, "Growing Agricultural Education: Embracing Health and Safety," is scheduled for Thursday, May 28, at University of Wisconsin –Eau Claire.
Is it time to focus on safety and health as part of educational curricula? How best to target educational strategies for a new generation of farmers and a changing workforce? These are among key questions to be addressed.
The forum is hosted by the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH) at the University of Minnesota, in collaboration with the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, the Southern Minnesota Center of Agriculture at South Central College and MN West Community and Technical College, the AgriSafe Network, the National Farm Medicine Center in Marshfield WI, and the Migrant Clinicians Network. The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited. View PDF of press release.