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UF/IFAS Extension works with FDACS to help farmworkers stay safe from COVID


October 7, 2020

By Lourdes Rodriguez and Brad Buck UF/IFAS Extension experts are communicating with agricultural workers to connect them with COVID-19 free testing, safety information and training – a role they have been serving throughout the pandemic. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Covid-19, Craig Frey, Gene McAvoy, Kim Morgan, Southeastern Coastal Center For Agricultural Health And Safety, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension Hendry County, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS Extension St. Lucie County

UF Researcher to Study Migration Trends, Health of Emerging Farm Workers

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September 4, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – As the University of Florida IFAS Extension director for Hendry County, Gene McAvoy has seen firsthand a sea change in the types of workers now coming to the United States to work on farms. “It used to be 95 percent ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Haitian, Mexican, Mexico, Migrant Workers, News, Southeastern Coastal Center For Agricultural Health And Safety, UF-IFAS

Pilot research projects selected for funding to improve agricultural worker safety, health

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November 15, 2017

By Ricky Telg The Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is awarding more than $56,000 to three pilot research projects to improve the safety and health of agricultural workers. Scientists will use mobile app monitoring ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: IFAS, News, Safety, SCCAHS, Southeastern Coastal Center For Agricultural Health And Safety, Worker

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