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Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-8032; fax (319) 335-8034
e-mail: david-pedersen@uiowa.edu

Release: Immediate

Fall I-CASH meeting is Nov. 13

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (I-CASH) will hold its annual fall meeting Friday, Nov. 13 at the Scheman Continuing Education Center at Iowa State University in Ames.

The meeting is a forum for individuals from private and state organizations to exchange information on their programs, research and activities to citizens and public employees with an interest or involvement in agricultural safety and health issues.

Martin C. Jischke, Iowa State University president, is scheduled to address the group. Private organizations and individuals, as well as ISU Extension faculty and university-based researchers, will give presentations on their agricultural health and safety efforts.

I-CASH, a partnership of the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, is an organization dedicated to reducing illnesses and injuries among Iowa's agricultural population.

The meeting is free and open to the public. The deadline for people interested in making a presentation at the meeting is Oct. 23. For registration or more information, contact I-CASH at (319) 335-4438 or via email at judy-thirtyacre@uiowa.edu.

10/7/98