GPCAH projects are designed to investigate health and safety hazards to agricultural workers throughout the Great Plains region. The current six center projects illustrate the diversity of interests and expertise. Highlights of past projects are provided as completed projects. Click on the project title to learn more about the project, including status updates and outreach materials disseminated by each investigation team.

Current Projects

Completed Projects

  • Keokuk County Rural Health Study (Merchant, 1991-2013)
  • New Methods for Evaluation of Organic Dust Aerosols (O’Shaughnessy, 2002-6)
  • Improving Health and Safety of Older Iowa Farmers (Donham, 2002-6)
  • Virtual Agricultural Safety and Health Classroom (Cook, 2002-6)
  • Certified Safe Farm – Dairy (Rautiainen, 2002-6)
  • Determinants of Gas and Dust Exposures among Swine Workers (O’Shaughnessy, 2006-11)
  • Building Capacity (Donham, 2001-9)