WEBINAR: Stress on the Farm, Contagious and Deadly – June 5th

WEBINAR: Stress on the Farm, Contagious and Deadly – June 5th
Date: June 5, 2018
Time: 11 EDT
Target Audience: UT/TSU Extension- FCS/ANR/4-H

Hello all,
Please see below for information on “Stress on the Farm” webinar opportunity.
You are invited to come to Montgomery County Extension (1030 Cumberland Heights Road, Clarksville, TN 37040) to view the webinar if you wish. We will meet in the big meeting room at the front of our office.
Please arrive by 9:45 am as the webinar begins at 10am Central time.
Please reply to me( with your name if you would like to attend.

Thank you,
Karla Kean, Extension Agent III
Horticulturist/ISA Certified Arborist

Please join this one hour webinar, led by nationally known AgNurse, Dr. Deborah Reed. She will outline the physical and psychological outcomes of farm stress using the Total Worker Health socioecological model. In addition to identifying stressors, Dr. Reed will share simple interventions that you can use to facilitate conversations with farmers and their families through these stressful items and identify resources that are available.

Dr. Deborah Reed is a registered nurse who received her BSN from the University of Kentucky in 1974, and her PhD in 1996. She is from a farm family in central Kentucky and has spent the past 26 years working across the nation and beyond to keep farmers and their families healthy and safe. She conducts research and educational program funded through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Reed currently holds the Good Samaritan Endowed Chair in Community Health Nursing at the University of Kentucky, College of Nursing. Dr. Reed is also the farm health and safety consultant with Tennessee AgrAbility. She especially enjoys being with farm communities and prefers jeans and boots to academic regalia.

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