Tag: farm workers

How To Better Protect Farm Workers From Pesticides: Spanish

How To Better Protect Farm Workers From Pesticides: Spanish

| July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pesticides carry warning labels that spell out health risks and how workers should protect themselves — but those labels are usually in English. More than 80 percent of the workers in the “salad bowls” of Salinas, California, or Yuma, Arizona, are Hispanic. Many have difficulty communicating in English.

Continue Reading

KQED’s Forum: Farm Bill on the Table

KQED’s Forum: Farm Bill on the Table

| June 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote next month on a new farm bill, which would shape the nation’s food and agriculture agenda for the next five years. What might the legislation mean for California farmers and consumers?

Continue Reading