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Resources by Topic: Farmers and farmworkers

UMASH - COVID-19 Resources
Presents resources and information pertaining to COVID-19 for farmers and farmworkers in the Midwest. Features national and state-level information for Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and North and South Dakota. Includes resources for Spanish speakers.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center
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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Information, Materials and Services for Those Who Work in the Agricultural Industry
Highlights information and resources pertaining to COVID-19 for those working in the agricultural industry. Features agriculture-specific information as well as general information guides in both English and Spanish.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health
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Extreme Weather Events - Perspectives & Safety Impacts in Agriculture
Highlights the experiences of agricultural workers and employers on the effect of extreme weather on the health and wellness of agricultural workers. Discusses the challenges and precautions of working in extreme heat, dust, and wildfires, among other elements.
Date: 03/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
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Building Farm Resilience During COVID-19
A collection of resources to help farmers and farm communities manage financial and emotional stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Also addresses health and safety for farmers, farmworkers, and customers.
Date: 03/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Cornell Small Farms Program
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Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health - COVID-19 Resources
Offers information and resources to help agricultural communities address the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes links to prevention and preparedness tips and videos, financial resources, information on staying connected, and general COVID-19 facts and updates.
Date: 03/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
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Addressing Higher Risk of Suicide Among Farmers in Rural America
Policy brief highlighting factors contributing to the higher risk of suicide among farmers, including financial pressures, social pressures, and access to care. Offers policy recommendations to promote and improve farmers' mental health.
Author(s): Rosalie Eisenreich, Carolyn Pollari
Date: 02/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association
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COVID-19 in Rural America: Impact on Farms & Agricultural Workers
Fact sheet highlights the impact of COVID-19 on American farms, farmworkers, and rural areas broadly. Details information about protective equipment, housing, and unemployment benefits, among other factors.
Date: 02/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Farmworker Health
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AgriSafe Learning: OnDemand COVID-19 Webinars
Online learning opportunities and resources for farmers, ranchers, farmworkers, and others involved in agriculture related to COVID-19.
Date: 02/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: AgriSafe Network
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I-CASH Annual Report 2020
Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health's (I-CASH) annual report on statewide prevention and education programs addressing agricultural safety and health from 2019-2020. Highlights the organization's connection and engagement projects, describes recent efforts to communicate best health and safety practices, and includes a list of seasonal campaigns and accomplishments.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
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Impacts of COVID-19 on Rural Mental Health
Presentation slides from an American Farm Bureau Federation poll of 2,000 rural adults in December 2020, comparing results to a similar April 2019 poll. Addresses perceived importance of mental health, issues of stigma, impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health, barriers to care, and other mental health topics. Tracks response trends between 2019 and 2020, highlighting consistent aspects of the survey and changes in impressions and experiences.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: American Farm Bureau Federation
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