Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health

Resources For Farmers and Agricultural Workers

The Great Plains Center provides Resources for Farmers and Agricultural Workers: information on a variety of safety and health topics that can be used by operators, managers, families, employees, and others interested in agricultural health and safety. These pages include overviews of health or safety hazards and recommendations to maintain health and prevent injury and illness. A variety of resources, including videos, interactive tools, references, and publications, are provided at the end of each page for those seeking more information.

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•  Grain Engulfment and Entrapment

•  Hearing Loss

•  Prevention of Heat Illness

•  Tractor Overturns

•  Older Farmers and Ranchers

•  Foaming Manure Pit Dangers


While our additional topic pages are under construction, we invite you to learn more about agricultural health and safety topics through the following searchable web links:


For information on organizations involved in agricultural health and safety, pelase visit our LINKS page.

Questions? Please contact us at or 319-335-4405.

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