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agromed, agromedicine (s) (noun); agromeds; agromedicines (pl)
A method of systematic cooperation of land-grant and medical institutions that work together with health professionals: Agromedicine promotes the health and safety of farm families and environments, agriculture workers, consumers of agricultural products, and associated industries.

There are many problem areas in agriculture which require professional health resources to identify the causes and ways to prevent them. When farmer and related industry worker morbidity arises, prompt medical diagnosis and effective treatment is essential.

Further, all of these problem areas require educational outreach to explain, to reassure and to train the public, the agriculture industry workers, and their families about morbidity etiology and the prevention as well as other relevant health and safety promotion.

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