This project is a result of collaborations across agricultural research centers, now spear-headed by the NFMC.
The National Farm Medicine Center
Established in 1981 in response to occupational health problems seen in farm patients coming to Marshfield Clinic, the National Farm Medicine Center has focused on evolving issues in agricultural health and safety encompassing behavioral, laboratory and clinical research. Since 1997, the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety within the National Farm Medicine Center has been one of eight Centers for Agricultural Disease and Injury Research, Education and Prevention funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Website, Fact Sheet
Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center
The Upper Midwety and Health Centest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH) is a multidisciplinary collaboration of five leading research and health care institutions. This collaboration brings together unique and complimentary expertise to address existing and emerging occupational health and safety issues in agriculture. Website
Funding for this study was made possible (in part) by the cooperative agreement award U540H010170 for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
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