NYCAMH Facing Budget Difficulties

NYCAMH Facing Budget Difficulties Seeks To Raise Awareness By TARA BARNWELLFLY CREEK On Tuesday, March 7, the New York Farm Bureau held a virtual press conference to voice its support for the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health and to highlight budget issues currently being faced by NYCAMH. NYCAMH has a simple mission statement: “Enhancing agricultural and rural health by preventing and treating occupational injury and illness.”…


Bassett Tractor-Rollbar Program Saves Lives, $4M

NATIONAL JOURNAL FINDS: Bassett Tractor-Rollbar Program Saves Lives, $4M COOPERSTOWN – From 2007 to 2017, at least 10 lives and more than $4 million were saved in New York State due to a Cooperstown-based program to retrofit tractors with rollover bars, an analysis in the American Journal of Public Health had concluded. The analysis of the program, developed by Bassett Healthcare Network’s NYCAMH (New York Center for Agricultural Medicine & Health), found that a combination of social marketing and rebates saves…


Seward, Farmers At ‘Taste Of NY’ State Sen. Jim Seward, R-Milford, samples maple vinegar produced by Ingles Maple Products in Richfield Springs during the New York Farm Bureau’s “Taste of New York” legislative reception in Albany this week.   From left are John VanDerwerken and Rebecca Russell, both representing NYCAMH, and the senator who, among others, met with  Otsego County Farm Bureau President Paul Greer, NYFB State Director, District 9, Darin Hickling and Harold Palmer,  the beef farmer and Town…