Mississippi: Focus Group Sessions Pinpoint Farming Stressors Jan 7, 2021

🕔Jan 7, 2021
Researchers from the Mississippi State University Extension Service are looking to collect row-crop farmers’ feedback on stress related to farming. The focus group sessions are part of the MSU Extension […]

Heat Alert – Farm Workers at Increased Risk this Summer Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
Outdoor work during these hot summer months adds additional stress to our body’s coolant system. Heat stroke, heat stress, or heat exhaustion – to distinguish between these terms does not […]

Webinar: Arthritis and Ag – The Importance of Protecting Your Joints – June 2 May 26, 2020

🕔May 26, 2020
Maine AgrAbility and the Maine CITE Coordinating Center will host a free webinar on the prevalence of arthritis in agriculture from 1–2 p.m. EDT June 2. Webinar topics include the […]

Michigan: COVID-19 Health Screening Requirements for Essential Employees May 1, 2020

🕔May 1, 2020
As of April 24, 2020, there were over 36,500 confirmed cases and over 3,000 deaths due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Michigan, with cases reported in all but four counties across the […]

Coronavirus: Protecting Farm Labor During Pandemic Apr 17, 2020

🕔Apr 17, 2020
Maintaining a healthy farm workforce is more important than ever to limit the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure a successful harvest. Purdue Extension recommends the following procedures to protect […]

On-Farm COVID-19 Safety Measures – Video Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
While many businesses have closed or moved employee interactions online, much of the world depends on farmers remaining on the job — and in the field. The University of Arkansas […]

Coronavirus: Tips for Keeping Your Farm Disease Free Apr 7, 2020

🕔Apr 7, 2020
Agriculture is no stranger to contagious disease. Drawing on sanitation experiences from outbreaks, such as avian and swine influenza or the 2001 outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the […]

Texas: Unique COVID-19 Social-Distancing Message for Farmers Apr 6, 2020

🕔Apr 6, 2020
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has specialists and agents statewide helping to keep Texans educated, informed and safe in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Calvin Trostle, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension […]

Coronavirus: A “Just In Case” List Farmers Should Consider Apr 6, 2020

🕔Apr 6, 2020
Prepare in the Event of Illness There is a chance that you, a neighbor, or one of your employees will contract COVID-19. Should this happen, you or your neighbor may […]

Virus Concerns Change Farmer Habits – DTN Apr 1, 2020

🕔Apr 1, 2020
Farmers are showing general concern about how the coronavirus pandemic will influence the coming crop year, their businesses in general and even their family’s health, according to a current online […]

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