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GPCAH attends and hosts many events throughout the year.  We look forward to meeting you at one of the following:

1st Annual Occupational Health and Safety Research Conference
April 1st, 2016
University of Iowa College of Public Health Building
10:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Iowa Agricultural Medicine Course: Occupational and Environmental Health for Rural Health Professionals
June 13-17, 2016
College of Public Health Building, 145 N. Riverside Dr., Iowa City, IA


Apply for a 2016 Pilot Grant 

Academic and community awards up to $15,000.

Manure Pit Gas Awareness 

In the Midwest, an estimated 24% of swine barn manure pits have experienced “foaming”, which can trap high concentrations of methane gas resulting in hazardous environments.

READ MORE about Foaming Manure Pit Dangers

Foaming manure (Univ. Minnesota Extension)

Foaming manure (Univ. Minnesota Extension)

Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health | University of Iowa College of Public Health
145 N. Riverside Dr, Suite S300 CPHB, Iowa City, IA 52242 | Email: | Tel: (319) 335-4405