With COVID-19 We All Really Are “In the Same Boat” Jul 9, 2020

🕔Jul 9, 2020
In late June 2020, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in consultation with the Food and Drug Administration issued Interim Guidance […]

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 […]

COVID-19 Hampers Markets, Worker Safety, Health Garner Increased Attention Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
DTN Ag Policy Editor Chris Clayton reported this week that, “As meatpacking plants and other food processors reduce capacity or temporarily close because of coronavirus cases, Vice President Mike Pence pointed to the vital nature […]

Brown Rice Variety Packs Antioxidant Punch Jan 28, 2020

🕔Jan 28, 2020
GEDrew is a brown rice with an odd kernel trait that sidelined its commercial prospects. Now, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists’ re-examination of the trait and its link to increased […]

Farming and Hearing Loss – 8 Tips for Managing the Noise – DTN Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
I have a hearing loss. It is a disability. There, I said it. Did you hear me? If you are a farmer, maybe not. It is no secret agricultural workers […]

Webinar: Wellness in Tough Times – Farm, Ranch Families, April 23 Apr 8, 2019

🕔Apr 8, 2019
Farmers and ranchers have many stressors in their lives. Weather challenges and disasters like many Nebraskans have recently experienced have led to uncertainty in their crop and livestock operations. Machinery […]

Peanuts: Nutritional, Health Benefits Highlighted by Research May 24, 2018

🕔May 24, 2018
The Peanut Institute recently brought together peanut industry leaders, research scientists and registered dieticians to highlight the latest research on the nutritional benefits of peanut consumption. Attendees learned how peanuts […]

Pistachios: Research Uncovers Health Benefits for Women With Gestational Diabetes Jan 29, 2018

🕔Jan 29, 2018
Results of a new study among pregnant women with impaired glucose intolerance during gestation (GIGT) or gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) – commonly known as gestational diabetes – show that eating […]

Illinois: Farm Progress Show to Feature Farm Safety, Decatur, Aug. 29-31 Aug 2, 2017

🕔Aug 2, 2017
As important as it is to have the proper equipment in a farming operation, so is taking the proper measures to ensure health and safety while operating them. This year’s […]

Rural Living – Statistics Paint An Unhealthy Picture – CDC Jan 12, 2017

🕔Jan 12, 2017
A new CDC study demonstrates that Americans living in rural areas are more likely to die from five leading causes than their urban counterparts. In 2014, many deaths among rural […]

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