Upcoming Webinar: Covid-19 and Resilience in Food Supply Chains

Where are things at? What went wrong? What can we do now? These are all questions that Dr. David Abler aims to address in his research as they relate to the food supply chain during the COVID-19 pandemic. On July 7 at 1 p.m. Eastern, Dr. Abler will present on research that uses a...
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Past Webinar: Protecting Agricultural Communities During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Respiratory Fit Testing and Personal Protective Equipment

Understanding airborne exposure risks in agricultural operations is always essential, and the COVID-19 pandemic brought another risk factor and impacted the availability of personal protective equipment (PPE). On June 16, 2021 at 1 p.m. Eastern, Charlotte Halverson from Agrisafe...
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Past Webinar: Communicating Vaccine Adoption Based on U.S. Perceptions of COVID-19

On May 19 at 11 a.m. Eastern, the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety will conduct a webinar about American perceptions of COVID-19 and attitudes toward the vaccine. The webinar speakers will present findings from a nationwide sample of public opinion...
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EPA Environmental Justice Requests for Applications Due May 7, 2021

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced two Environmental Justice (EJ) Requests for Applications for EJ Small Grants (SG) and EJ Collaborative Problem-Solving (CPS) Cooperative Agreements.   Small Grants are for $50K each for one year. ...
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Past Webinar: Facilitating Pandemic Preparedness in Agricultural Industry via COVID-19 Hazard Assessment and Mitigation Plan (CHAMP) e-tool

The CHAMP e-tool was developed to assist in assessing risk for spread of COVID-19 in their operations, to help identify and implement appropriate and meaningful exposure control strategies to protect workers and the public. On April 14 at 11 a.m. Eastern, Dr. Millerick-May will...
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Past Webinar: Impacts of COVID-19 on Florida Agriculture and Marine Industries

A major portion of Florida’s economy is based in agriculture, natural resources and food industries. The COVID-19 pandemic caused significant disruptions to the food system, resulting in sales revenue losses. Join us on February 17, 2021 at 1 p.m. Eastern as Dr. Christa Court...
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COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall

On January 26, from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EST, the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety is hosting a virtual town hall event focusing on the COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Glenn Morris, Center director and director of the University of Florida Emerging...
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Past Webinar: Development and Deployment of a Farmworker Housing Simulator for COVID-19 Risk Mitigation

Agriculture work sites present unique challenges for preventing and controlling the spread of COVID-19 to keep farmworkers safe during the pandemic. Shared worker housing, mostly for H-2A workers, can be especially concerning due to the increased duration of contact between those...
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Past Webinar- Adapting Agriculture in Florida during the COVID-19 Pandemic: COVID-19 testing for migrant workers in Florida and the Farm to You webpage (November 19 at 1 p.m. Eastern)

COVID-19 has altered the way many producers in Florida operate their businesses. Agricultural operations have had to implement new onsite protocols to keep farmers and farm workers safe, and there have been severe disruptions in the food supply chain. On November 19 at 1 p.m....
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UF/IFAS Extension works with FDACS to help farmworkers stay safe from COVID

By Lourdes Rodriguez and Brad Buck UF/IFAS Extension experts are communicating with agricultural workers to connect them with COVID-19 free testing, safety information and training – a role they have been serving throughout the...
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