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Physical health and safety

Mental health and stress management

Urban Ag home | Table of contents "I need to fix the problem, I don't have time to de-stress." That’s how I felt about stress management until very recently. However, no matter how hard you work, life is going to continue being stressful. And farming can be a particularly stressful profession: long...

Physical health and safety

Urban Ag home | Table of contents Figure 1: NEVER clear a jammed or clogged piece of equipment with your hand. Photo by Neith Little, UMD Extension. Physical farm safety risks are very specific to individual farms. Urban farms might need to consider safety related to small-scale farm equipment,...
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