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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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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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Wearing SPF in the Winter – The Facts

UV radiation exposure increases 4-5% with every 1,000 feet above sea level Skiers and snowboarders take note: according to the Skin Cancer Foundation, the higher your elevation, the greater your exposure to harmful UV rays. Plus, snow reflects and intensifies … Continue reading

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February – Heart Health Month

How healthy is your heart? February is Heart Health Month. Here are some healthy heart tips and some stats to help!

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We grow up, not out of risk

Remember when you welcomed your first baby into your home. You were a family for the first time and not just a couple. Tell me, what did you have on your gift registry or perhaps have purchased months before the … Continue reading

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National Rural Health Day!

The third Thursday of every November – Today, November 21 – celebrates National Rural Health Day. Today is an opportunity to “Celebrate the Power of Rural” by honoring the selfless, community-minded, “can do” spirit that prevails in rural America. It … Continue reading

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Safety Gets Tech Savvy

Play it Farm Safe! – The Youth Farm Safety Project at the University of Vermont Extension 4-H recently announced their new online farm safety training game aimed for youth ages 12-15. The game is called Play it Farm Safe and covers … Continue reading

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Health Education Week…we’ve got you covered!

Where are you getting your health information? Who is encouraging you to live a healthy and safe lifestyle? This week marks the 2013 National Health Education Week sponsored by the Society for Public Health Education and has been celebrated since … Continue reading

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A healthier America starts with you…

When people hear “farm safety” they think tractors, livestock, grain. But, it’s more than that. It’s about keeping America’s farmers and ranchers safe and HEALTHY. Living healthy lives, creating healthy habits, and passing them onto the next generation. Do you … Continue reading

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