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March 11, 2009

Media Advisory: Equipment/Motor Vehicle Crash Prevention Conference

Media Invitation and Availability: Farm equipment, motor vehicle crash prevention conference March 17-18

WHAT: Media are invited to the Equipment/Motor Vehicle Crash Prevention Conference that will convene national and local leaders and farmers. The conference is hosted by the University of Iowa Great Plains Center for Agricultural Safety and Health.

WHEN: A special availability will be held from 12:45 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, for media to interact with farm equipment/motor vehicle safety experts. Reporters also are welcome to attend conference events throughout its duration March 17-18.

WHERE: Hotel Fort Des Moines, 1000 Walnut St., Des Moines, Iowa

WHO: National safety experts, transportation and traffic specialists, law enforcement, extension agents and farmers.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: For an agenda visit http://www.agsafetyandhealthnet.org/2009FEMVCPC.pdf.

STORY SOURCE: The University of Iowa College of Public Health Office of Communications and External Relations, 4257 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242

MEDIA CONTACT: Hannah Fletcher, 319-384-4277, hannah-fletcher@uiowa.edu