McLean County Farm Bureau

Understanding farming culture can better equip future doctors who practice in rural areas.

That’s one of the goals behind the award-winning FarmDocs program — a collaboration between Champaign County Farm Bureau and Carle Illinois School of Medicine. First-year medical students have visited members’ farms the past two years to learn about the farming lifestyle, equipment used and modern agriculture in general. Learn why the program has been so popular with students and faculty.


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