Category Archives: Health

World Health Day Focus: Food Safety

Happy World Health Day! This year’s focus is on food safety. Take a minute and watch the video below to learn the five keys to safer food. For more information on the World Health Day and the World Health Organization … Continue reading

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Health webinar today – #FSHW14

Looking for something to do over lunch? Catch today’s farm safety webinar by the AgriSafe Network. Information below. Topic: Health Assessment and Prevention Programs for Agricultural Producers Presenter: Carolyn Sheridan, BSN Clinical Director, AgriSafe Network Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm  (CST) … Continue reading

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Potential exposure for detasseling crew

When do you know if you have been exposed to farm chemicals? A recent Iowa news article highlighted a group of youth that were in a field detasseling corn and could smell the chemicals being applied in the field next … Continue reading

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Have you laughed today?

How did the farmer find his lost cow? He tractor down. Why shouldn’t you tell a secret on a farm? Because the potatoes have eyes and the corn has ears! The University of Illinois Extension put together a nice infographic about … Continue reading

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Happy National Public Health Week

The health and well being of our farm families is important to us. Take this week to look at what you can do to lead a more healthy lifestyle. For more information on the week visit the National Public Health … Continue reading

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Have you tested your well water lately?

The Illinois Farm Bureau recently drew our attention to the fact that families using well water systems should test their water every year. When was the last time you tested your well water? So what’s the big deal? According to … Continue reading

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Children act fast…so do poisons…

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