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The NC Agromedicine Institute is a University of North Carolina Institute.

Member Universities:
East Carolina University
North Carolina State University
NC Agricultural & Technical State University
 
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News
Learn about the activities & accomplishments of the North Carolina Agromedicine Institute family here!
  • Continue reading this page (the News page) to see what the Institute has been up to lately in the media. 
  • Read the announcements column on the home page or to the right of this page for updates and events pertaining to the Institute and other Agricultural Health & Safety happenings. 
  • Read our Newsletter page for a full archive of the most recent issues of Inside Agromedicine the Institutes quarterly newsletter. 
  • Check out our calender page for our own events as well as state wide and local events in the Agriculture, Logging, & Fishing industries as well as other relevant events around the state and even sometimes country.
  • Also don't forget to check us out on facebook, twitter & youtube for a constant stream of recent updates.



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July 2009
Beyond the Fields

(ECU Web feature)

The NC Agromedicine Institute at East Carolina is keeping not only framers safe and healthy, but our state's fishers and foresters as well...

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June 28, 2009
Safety first promoted on the farm

(BlueRidgeNow.com)

With a puppet show on the dangers of some household items, presentations on how to wash hands and proper handling of food and a demonstration of the dangers of tractors, it was a learning experience for all in the family...

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June 2009
Safe at Home
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(Carolina-Virginia Farmer)

It was a very pleasant spring day, but it was also a dry, windy one. As C.B. Marcom disked his Johnston County, N.C., field, the dust swirled around the tractor so thick the tractor disappeared in the cloud...

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Spring 2009
Harvest of Health - Farmers receive health services through AgriSafe-N.C. pdf icon
(Edge magazine)

It was almost lunchtime at an agricultural meeting, and about the only sound one might have heard when a call went out for subjects to do a respirator fit-test was stomachs growling. “I’m hungry,” said Walton Aycock as he stood up to volunteer and move the morning along.

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March 2009
Personal perspectives on farm safety highlight presentations at March workshop

(Perspectives)

“You never think it will happen to you.”

That was the haunting refrain behind the safety messages delivered at the Farm Safety 4 Just Kids workshop at the Johnston County Extension Center March 12.

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Jan. 30, 2009
Health Services Provided through AgriSafe

(Pieces of Eight)

They work in one of the most dangerous professions in North Carolina, yet about 27 percent of the state’s agricultural families do not have health insurance...

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Jan. 15, 2009
Farmers receive health services through ECU's AgriSafe

(ECU News Service)

They work in one of the most dangerous professions in North Carolina, yet about 27 percent of the state’s agricultural families do not have health insurance...

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Farmers receive health services through AgriSafe-NC pdf icon

It was almost lunchtime at an agricultural meeting, and about the only sound one might have heard when a call went out for subjects to do a respirator fit-test was stomachs growling...

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September 16, 2010

N.C. Agromedicine Institute lends a hand in agritourism health and safety

The North Carolina Agromedicine Institute took part in co-hosting a Child Health and Safety in Agritourism workshop on Tuesday, September 16, 2010. The workshop took place at the Lazy O farm in Smithfield, NC..

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