1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EDT
Health, access to care and health insurance affect the vitality of agricultural enterprises and farm and ranch families, according to results from a national research project funded by the USDA. The webinar is designed for Extension, agricultural advisers, tax, loan, health insurance and health professionals as well as farm operators.
The webinar will provide an overview of USDA and other research findings. It will introduce some practical tools educators and advisers can use to help farmers and ranchers make informed decisions for their health and farm vitality.
Participants will leave the webinar with:
Registration is free and can be made by going to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/strengthening-health-and-farm-ranch-vitality-tools-you-can-use-tickets-48219795707
Scheduled speakers include: Adam Kantrovich, Associate Professor Agribusiness (Clemson University), Shoshanah Inwood, Assistant Professor, Rural Sociology (The Ohio State University), Bonnie Braun, Professor Emerita, Family Science and Jesse Ketterman, Extension Family Finance Educator (University of Maryland Extension), Maria Pippidis, County Director and Extension Family & Consumer Sciences Educator (University of Delaware Cooperative Extension). Others to be added as confirmed.
The project is supported by the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development, the University of Maryland Extension, the University of Delaware Cooperative Extension and the Agricultural and Food Research Initiative Competitive Program of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), grant number 2015- 2014-05623.