Keeping Your Visitors Happy and Healthy. Agritourism is an opportunity for farms to allow guests onto the premises to enjoy some kind of agriculture experience.
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Keeping Your Visitors Happy and Healthy
Agritourism is an opportunity for farms to allow guests onto the premises to enjoy some kind of agriculture experience. Although agritourism events serve as wonderful learning experiences, the interaction between animals and humans can cause disease outbreaks including Salmonella and E. coli.
UMASH, in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health, has developed a variety of resources to help farmers and agritourism operators keep their visitors safe.
UMASH IN THE FIELD - LATEST NEWS
SPOTLIGHT: 2017 NORA Symposium
On May 5th, the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Symposium targeted the opioid crisis for its annual outreach event. The symposium focused
SPOTLIGHT: Firefighters Could be Key to Farm Safety
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SPOTLIGHT: Roadway Safety
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Minnesota Corn Growers Association Highlights UMASH Farm Safety Check
The Minnesota Corn Growers Association featured the UMASH Farm Safety Check in their recent article, “Safety review a year-round effort”. As part of
SPOTLIGHT: Rollover Protection
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UMASH at Women’s Agricultural Leadership Conference
UMASH was one of the sponsors of the Women's Agricultural Leadership Conference "Agriculture 2017: Embracing Innovation" at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
UMASH at Ag Awareness Day 2017
The outreach team represented UMASH at the annual Ag Awareness Day on the University of Minnesota East Bank campus. This was a great opportunity to showcase