Farmer and Rural Perceptions of Mental Health
Presents findings of a poll of 2,004 rural adults, addressing impressions of mental health stigma in rural and agricultural communities. Describes barriers to seeking mental health assistance, who rural adults feel comfortable talking to about stress or mental health issues, and the perceived mental health impacts of farm stress on farmers and farm workers. Compares results to polls conducted in 2019 and 2020.
Date: 12/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: American Farm Bureau Federation view details
Indigenous Agricultural Workers
Highlights a report on indigenous agricultural workers from Central and South America. Details demographic, historical, and health information, among other factors.
Date: 12/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Farmworker Health view details
Creating the New Normal: COVID-19 Leaves Its Mark on Rural America
Offers articles discussing various impacts the COVID-19
pandemic has had on affordable rural housing and those
organization working to ensure affordable rural housing.
Shares stories describing how federal aid was used to
address homelessness and rural residents' housing needs in
Wisconsin, how the pandemic has impacted Oregon farmworkers'
housing and health, and how flexible U.S. Department of
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs have helped
rural nonprofits in Washington serve rural communities.
Citation: Rural Voices, 25(1) Date: 11/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Housing Assistance Council view details
North Carolina Farmworker Health Program: 2021 Profile
Fact sheet with North Carolina Farmworker Health Program-related statistics on grants, return on investment and economic impact, behavioral health services, technical assistance, and total program funding. Includes a county-level map showing locations of Farmworker Health Service delivery sites and other grant-supported partners, as of 2021.
Date: 06/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services view details
Agricultural Stakeholders' Perceptions of Occupational Health and Safety in the Southeastern U.S. Coastal States
Highlights the perception of eleven agricultural professionals in the southeast on the current state of agricultural health and safety. Discusses a number of factors affecting health and safety of agricultural workers, such as healthcare access, economic and labor issues, and cultural competency, among others. Features information pertaining to worker safety during COVID-19.
Author(s): Tracy Irani, Beatrice Fenelon Pierre, Tyler S. Nesbit Citation: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(12), 6605 Date: 06/2021 Type: Document view details