farmwork

farmwork

(ˈfɑːmˌwɜːk)
n
(Agriculture) any form of labour carried out on a farm
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One-third of the children had previously conducted farmwork, and the farmwork duration significantly increased their exposure levels.
In addition to farmwork, the teens do activities such as painting homeless shelters, discuss values and their role in society, and just have fun.
The transient nature of farmwork may have important implications with respect to studies done using death certificates.
I finished school at sixth grade," said a woman in her 30s, "and started to do farmwork.
Nearly 23,000 children are hurt doing farmwork in the United States each year, and approximately 100 children are killed, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service.
This analysis is based on the sample of African-American male farmers or farmworkers [greater than or equal to] 18 years of age who lived in one of these counties, had at least 2 years of farmwork experience as an adult, and completed a follow-up telephone interview that included more detailed questions on previous farming, pesticide use, and DDT.
Some of those who had not done farmwork seemed to lack solid background knowledge of what pesticides are and how they might be transferred into the dwelling.
Data suggest that 6 of 10 seasonal agricultural workers reside with a spouse, child, or parent while employed in farmwork (10, 15).
James had emigrated six years earlier and engaged in farmwork before enlisting.
Discrimination against Puerto Ricans in farmwork because of their "foreignness" continued to occur even though Congress passed the Nationality Act of 1940 and an amendment to it in 1948 clarifying the "native-born" citizenship status of people born in Puerto Rico (Venator Santiago 2013).
The award, now in its 21st year, sets out to identify the industry's "hidden heroines" - women who are juggling farmwork with childcare and, often, other businesses and commitments too.
This brings him to the decision to go back to Morocco bringing with him everything he had ever owned: a second-hand Massey Ferguson tractor he calls 'El Rayo,' with which he dreamt of improving his farmwork in Morocco.