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Javier Rivera

Farmworker Health and Safety Educator, Agriculture - Health and Safety Sampson County Centercjriver2@ncsu.edu
Street Address: 165 Agriculture Dr
Kenansville, NC 28349
Mailing Address: PO Box 949
Kenansville, NC 28349

Job Description Provide education on pesticide safety, heat stress, and Green Tobacco Sickness (GTS). These topics are covered in a variety of formats such as on-farm training, Farm Labor Contractor Workshops, community educational events, community coalitions, and cross-programming with other extension programs. The goal is to ensure we are educating the agricultural community, and also providing much needed training to farmworkers in both English and Spanish. This encourages behavioral changes that result in a healthier community, and also allows growers to meet their annual EPA and GAP requirements.

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