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Developing the 2012 National Action Plan for Protecting Children in Agriculture

Barbara C. Lee PhD, Susan S. Gallagher MPH, Amy K. Liebman MPA, MA, Mary E. Miller RN, MN & Barbara Marlenga PhD (2012)Journal of Agromedicine, 17:2, 88-93

Fall-Spring Internship Opportunities - Salisbury, MD

MCN’s Salisbury, MD office has an opportunity for an intern to assist in special projects and research related to the Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) program. The EOH program works to assist frontline providers to integrate EOH practices into primary care to meet the unique healthcare needs of migrant patients. MCN’s EOH efforts involve the development and distribution of clinical and patient education resources, training of clinicians and stakeholders, advocating for environmental justice for migrant and seasonal farmworkers.

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Pesticides Industry Sales and Usage: 2006 and 2007 Market Estimates

This EPA report contains the latest estimates of agricultural and nonagricultural pesticide use in the United States.

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PNASH Center Research Projects

Research projects and studies conducted by the Pacific Northwest Agricultural Health and Safety Center at the University of Washington.

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Pregnancy, Reproductive Health and Pesticides Monograph

This 2008 MCN/FJ Monograph compiles research on pesticides, pregnancy and reproductive health. English and Spanish.

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Pesticide Usage by Crop, Acreage or Volume (Weight)

Useful Databases and links to find pesticide usage by crop, acreage or volume (weight).
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Pesticide Drift Sickens Farmworkers, 9/22/06

About 45 farmworkers harvesting fruit in the orchards of the San Joaquin Delta in California were exposed to Di-Syston, an acutely toxic organophosphate pesticide, sprayed by a crop duster treating a nearby asparagus field, according a Sacramento Bee article published on September 22, 2006.

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Agricultural Health Study

This NIEHS/EPA/NIOSH study is investigating the effects of environmental, occupational, dietary, and genetic factors on the health of the agricultural population. Over 89,000 individuals are participating in the project. This includes private and commercial pesticide applicators as well as the spouses of these applicators.

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Farmworker Pesticide Exposure--EHP 2006

Environmental Health Perspectives (May 2006)offers a mini monograph of farmworker pesticide exposure. Link to six papers now availalbe on-line.

Pesticide Reporting and Workers' Compensation in Agriculture - Interactive Map

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