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Worksite Screening for Cardiovascular Risk Factors among Migrant Agricultural Workers

Accessibility of healthcare services is a major challenge facing agricultural migrant workers (AMW’s) in the United States. Additionally, AMW’s are at higher risk for certain chronic illnesses that must be monitored frequently. Building upon an idea proposed at the Finding Common Grounds conference, this pilot project will test the implementation of two on-site health-screening methods. …

Worker Health and Safety of an Integrated Poultry and Cropping System

The Main Street Project in Northfield, Minnesota has developed an integrated poultry-cropping system where free range meat chickens live among perennial plantings of woody crops. This system is intended to provide a bridge to entrepreneurship for Latino agriculture workers, but could also interest other small to medium-scale producers. …

Communication Strategies to Support Agricultural Innovations and Engagement

Our project will identify how agricultural media organizations have covered stockmanship information in the past. We will also investigate the understanding of stockmanship practices among dairy farmers, attitudes towards practices, barriers to implementing practices and communication preferences for receiving information about stockmanship. …