2011 Midwest Rural AGricultural Safety & Health Forum: "Weathering the Elements." November 16-17, 2011 (noon to noon), Ramada Tropics Resort and conference Center, 5000 Merle Hay Rd, Des Moines, IA
Forum Speakers and Schedule Poster Session Topics and Presenters Lodging 
Educational Objectives Progran Faculty Conference Brochure (PDF)
Registration & Cancellation Policy Continuing Education Credit Contact Us

The purpose of the 2011 Midwest Rural Agricultural Safety and Health Forum is to provide updated information on agricultural and rural safety and health and to strengthen collaborative efforts among researchers, practitioners, agricultural producers and medical professionals. The forum will connect researchers with practitioners to form a cooperative network to disseminate knowledge, implement interventions, and create social and behavioral change.

The intended audience is health care professionals (MD, RN, PA, NP, RT, LMHC), agriculture safety and health, occupational health and environmental health professionals; educators; agricultural engineers; commodity group representatives; farmers; employers of migrant farm workers; media; and local, state and national policy makers.

Sponsored by: Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety & Health and the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health, in coordination with the University of Iowa College of Nursing

Major Partners: Iowa Department of Public Health/State Office of Rural Health

Collaborating Partners: Iowa State University, University of Illinois Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Education and Research Center

Contributing Partners: AgriSafe Network, Iowa Department of Public Health/ hawk-i, National Education Center for Agricultural Safety, Iowa Farmer’s Union. Arthritis Foundation/AgrAbility

Site last updated October 14, 2011