AAPSE CommitteeNon-English Language Materials for Pesticide Safety Education
Language Trends and Literacy Issues
- Language Trends and Literacy Issues
- Bilingual English & Spanish Word Bank
- Pesticide Safety Resources
- Funding and Translation Services
- Jeffrey Jenkins
- Gerald Kinro
- Hugh Smith
- Suzanne Snedeker
- Sabina Swift
- Wade Trevathan
- Jennifer Weber
Focus of Language Needs Survey
| USDA Photo by: Bob Nichols. Mike Gonzalez (right), NRCS and Petronilo Castorena discuss the health of this years heather crop. Castorena is a Salinas, California area grower.
- Languages spoken or read by people who handle pesticides or work in areas where pesticides have been applied
Survey Question #1
| USDA Photo by:Ken Hammond. On a tobacco farm in the Danville, VA area migrant Mexican worker Miguel Diaz carries picked tobacco from a field.
- What is the name of the state, community, or island that your responses represent?
Survey Question #2
| USDA Photo by: Ken Hammond . Sharon Del shows off the long hair of the Churro Sheep to her granddaughter Dekota Smith, on the Ganado Navajo Reservation Arizona.
- What languages are spoken and read by people who handle pesticides or work in areas where pesticides have been applied?
Survey Question #3a
| USDA Photo by: Ken Hammond. A migrant worker from Jamaica picks McIntosh apples at an orchard in the Oxford, Maine area.
- Do you see a need for the development of pesticide safety education materials in any of the languages that you have listed above?
Survey Question #3b
|USDA Photo by: Bob Nichols. Chu Yang, NRCS, Soil
Conservationist and Tou Xiong, Fresno State University graduate student and chairman of 1.5 acres donated by Fresno State University, Fresno, Calif, to a group of Hmong farmers
- If so, which languages are needed?
|USDA Photo by: Bob Nichols. Surjit Singh Toor, NRCS, Soil Conservationist, Yuba City, CA. field office.
Non-English Language Pesticide Safety Education Materials
- AAPSE listserve
- Internet searches
- Phone interviews
- Informal conversations
- Existing resources
Results from a Needs Assessment
American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators
Language Trends and Literacy Issues Subcommittee
Tribal Communities in Oklahoma
Florida: Spanish Speakers
Number of states with specificnon-English language needs
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