Agriculture

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Problems Surrounding Health Care Service Utilization for Mixtec Migrant Farmworker Families in Madera, California

Report examines barriers to adequate health care for migrant farmworker families from rural, indigenous Mexico.

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Project Overview and Survey Results: Introduction to the RDLF/ IRP Evaluation

Purpose of research is to evaluate the Intermediary Relending Program, a business development program operated by FmHA.

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Idigenous Oaxacan Migrants in California Agriculture: A New Cycle of Poverty: A Request for Supplement Funding to REPP and the Ford Foundation

Report provides findings and research progress in survey of Mixtec farm workers in the Western United States.

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Searching for “The Way that Works” An Analysis of FmHA Rural Development Policy and Implementation

Report describes five basic models for delivering federal benefits, and develops thirteen criteria by which these delivery mechanisms can be evaluated.

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Half a Glass of Water: State Economic Development Policies and The Small Agricultural Communities of the Middle Border

Report focuses on State government economic development efforts to rural communities, examining six states' policies and subsequent impact on small agricultural communities.

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What Next for Sustainable Agriculture

Paper considers issues that sustainable agriculture is expected to face as it moves on from an abstract concept to a more transformative tool of agricultural system.

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How Family Farms Deal with Unexpected Financial Stress (final report)

This paper's purpose is to facilitate effective decision making by individual farm families, non-farm persons in rural communities, and local to national public policy makers as they considered their responses to the unexpected farm financial reversals of the 1980s.