Social Equity

  • 34: How to Maintain Good Neighbor Relationships
    Apr 19, 2018
    Marc Lea, Deputy Agricultural Commissioner of County of San Luis Obispo and George Donati, General Manager, Pacific Vineyard Company, talk about the dynamics of ag-urban conflicts and how to maintain good relationships.
  • Worker Protection Standard Topics- 2018
    Mar 1, 2018 | Pesticide Safety Education Program | CDFA Publication
    A list of topics that must be discussed during training sessions with employees over the course of the year as part of require Worker Protection Standard training. (Current as of March, 2018)
  • 29: Worker Protection Standard - 2018
    Feb 1, 2018
    Amy Wolfe, President/CEO of AgSafe, discusses changes to the Worker Protection Standard including worker training, decontamination, and emergency response training.
  • Guideline for Pesticide (Hazardous Waste) Disposal
    Jan 11, 2018 | San Luis Obispo County Agriculture Department
    Contacts, definitions, and processes for disposing of pesticides (hazardous waste in San Luis Obispo County.
  • 22: Farm Labor Shortage
    Oct 19, 2017
    Many factors influence the number of people coming to the U.S. to work including the cost and danger of crossing the border and improved economic conditions in Mexico.
  • Night Harvest Safety
    Aug 21, 2017 | Craig Macmillan, PhD
    Night harvesting has many benefits, but it also comes with its own safety concerns. Here’s how to keep your people safe this harvest.
  • Immigration and Farm Labor with Dr. Phillip Martin
    Aug 10, 2017 | Phillip Martin | 2016 Sustainable Ag Expo
    Dr. Phillip Martin, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Davis, discusses some of the factors that affect the supply of farm labor in the United States.
  • What is Sustainable Agriculture?
    Jul 10, 2017
    Sustainability rests on the principle that we must meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
  • 2017 Worker Protection Standards (WPS) Update
    Apr 27, 2017
    On Jan 1, 2017, Worker Protection Standards (WPS) were updated. Here's what you need to know. In English and Spanish.
  • Grower Panel on Farm Labor Scarcity
    Feb 21, 2017 | 2016 Sustainable Ag Expo
    Three growers and two economists discuss the supply of farm labor in the U.S. Original content from the 2016 Sustainable Ag Expo in San Luis Obispo, CA.
  • Adjusting to an Era of Farm Labor Scarcity
    Feb 7, 2017 | Dr. Diane Charlton | 2016 Sustainable Ag Expo
    Dr. Diane Charlton discusses the economic and social changes in rural Mexico that are responsible for fewer workers coming to the United States. Original content from the 2016 Sustainable Ag Expo in San Luis Obispo, CA.
  • DPR
    Nov 15, 2016 | Brian Leahy
    Pest management is essential to a modern society
  • Adjusting to Farm Labor Scarcity
    Nov 14, 2016 | Diane Charlton
    Adjusting to an Era of Farm Labor Scarcity - Challenges and Opportunities
  • Immigration & Farm Labor
    Nov 14, 2016 | Philip Martin
    Dr. Phillip Martin, Professor Emeritus of Economics, UC Davis, lays out the landscape of the farm labor supply in California and reports on how growers are adapting.