State of the Science

The Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety annually hosts a State of the Science meeting that focuses on an emerging issue in agricultural health and safety. The meeting brings together scientists, researchers, and practitioners to discuss and share information across disciplines. Past issues have included heat-related illness, stress and resilience, and global pandemics.

To learn more about past State of the Science meetings, please visit the links below. Individual State of the Science pages will include white papers, recorded presentations, and more.

Past Meetings

  • 2021 Pathways to Health Equity in Agriculture, Fishery and Forestry

    The Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety hosted the 2021 State of the Science Meeting focused on Pathways to Health Equity in Agriculture, Fishery and Forestry on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021. Hosted by the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (SCCAHS) headquartered at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL, the annual State of the […]

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  • 2020 Global Pandemics and the Agricultural Workforce: Research and Policy Implications

    The Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety hosted the  2020 State of the Science Meeting focused on Global Pandemics and the Agricultural Workforce: Research and Policy Implications on Friday, Sept. 11 and Sept. 18, 2020. The meeting was delivered via Zoom. Hosted by the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (SCCAHS) headquartered at the […]

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  • 2019 Stress and Resilience Among Agricultural Workers in Vulnerable Rural Communities

    The SCCAHS Stress and Resilience Among Agricultural Workers in Vulnerable Rural Communities State of the Science Meeting was held on September 26-27, 2019 in St. Petersburg, Florida. Those who work in agriculture face many stressors, including financial uncertainty, family and relationships issues, social isolation, disaster, accidental injury, and acute and chronic diseases, that can affect […]

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  • 2018 Heat-related Illness State of the Science Meeting

    The Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (SCCAHS) Heat Related Illness State of the Science Meeting was held on October 25-26 in St. Petersburg, Florida at The Don CeSar Hotel. The Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (SCCAHS) put together a slate of esteemed speakers on the topic of heat related illness, showcasing research at the intersections of […]

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