Established in 1981 in response to occupational health problems seen in farm patients coming to Marshfield Clinic, the National Farm Medicine Center has focused on evolving issues in agricultural health and safety encompassing behavioral, laboratory and clinical research. Since 1997, the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety within the National Farm Medicine Center has been one of eight Centers for Agricultural Disease and Injury Research, Education and Prevention funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety strives to enhance the health and safety of all children exposed to hazards associated with agricultural work and rural environments. National child agricultural injury statistics.
The National Farm Medicine Center is also a collaborator in the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health (UMASH) Center with the University of MN School of Public Health and College of Veterinary Medicine, and the MN Dept. of Health funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
National Farm Medicine Center
1000 North Oak Avenue
Marshfield, WI 54449-5790
Phone: 1.800.662.6900 or 715.389.4999