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Useful Websites & Listservs

NEW! National Pesticide Information Center at Oregon State University

We're pleased to announce the launch of a whole new Spanish-language version of our website at http://npic.orst.edu/index.es.html. Please share any feedback you have with us by emailing npic@ace.orst.edu. Many thanks to the multiple reviewers who provided valuable input.

Last year, NPIC made services available over the phone in over 170 languages, and disseminated NPIC brochures and fliers in Spanish. Now that the Spanish website is operational, our next goal is to translate original NPIC publications (fact sheets, common pesticide questions) into Spanish.

If you would like to be notified when NPIC releases a new publication, sign up for our list-serve by emailing npicupdates@ace.orst.edu with the word "subscribe" in the subject line.

Thank you for sending questions our way at 1-800-858-7378(PEST), and enjoy the new website in Spanish.

NUEVA! Centro Nacional de Información de Pesticidas de la Universidad Estatal de Oregón

Nos complace anunciar el lanzamiento de la nueva versión en la lengua Española en nuestra página del Internet: http://npic.orst.edu/index.es.html.  Por favor comparta sus comentarios con nosotros enviando un mensaje al npic@ace.orst.edu.  Muchas gracias a los revisores quienes aportaron valiosa información .

El año pasado, el NPIC hizo disponibles servicios telefónicos en más de 170 lenguas, y disemino panfletos y boletines del NPIC en Español.  Ahora que la página del Internet está en operación en español, nuestra próxima meta es traducir al español las publicaciones originales del NPIC (hoja de datos, preguntas comunes acerca de pesticidas).
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Inscríbase a nuestro servidor de listas (list-serv) con la palabra "subscribe" en npicupdates@ace.orst.edu si desea ser notificado cuando el NPIC saque publicaciones nuevas.

Gracias por enviarnos sus preguntas al 1-800-858-7378(PEST) y disfrute de la nueva página del Internet en Español.

NEW! The Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (MISA)
http://www.misa.umn.edu/home.html

The Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture  is a unique partnership between the University of Minnesota's College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource SciencesUniversity of Minnesota Extension, and the Sustainers' Coalition, a group of individuals and community-based nonprofit organizations.

The purpose of MISA is to bring together the diverse interests of the agricultural community with interests from across the University community in a cooperative effort to develop and promote sustainable agriculture in Minnesota and beyond.

The Northeast Network of Immigrant Farming Projects

www.nnifp.org

The Northeast Network of Immigrant Farming Projects (NNIFP) was formed in 2002 with the intent of strengthening local Immigrant Farming Projects (IFPs) through sharing of information, strategies, policies, resources, and building capacity of farmers and program partners. Collaboration between IFPs offers a cost-effective strategy that enhances services and programs to immigrants and other limited-resource farmers.

Extensión en Español

http://extensionenespanol.net

This website is in English and Spanish, and serves as a national clearinghouse for Spanish-language educations resources operated by and for Extension professionals. The site lists many Spanish-language publications, related websites, government resources, audio files from extension radio broadcasts, and other resources. The contacts tab at the top of the site links to a list of Extension representatives who work to reach out to Spanish-speakers and their areas of expertise.

Farmers' Legal Action Group, Inc.

www.flaginc.org

FLAG is a nonprofit law center dedicated to providing legal services to family farmers and their rural communities in order to help keep family farmers on the land.

Cultural Orientation

www.culturalorientation.net

This website links domestic resettlement programs in the U.S. with trainers overseas who prepare refugees for their arrival to the United States with cultural orientation and other training. The website provides basic facts about new refugee groups arriving in the U.S., with information on Somali Bantu, Somali, Montagnards, Bosnians, Haitians, Iraqis, and Afghans. The website provides a series of best practices for cultural orientation, and information on refugee resettlement.

ImmigrantInfo.Org

www.immigrantinfo.org 

This website focuses on immigrant groups in Santa Clara County, CA. The site features concise briefs on various immigrant and refugee groups’ historical background, culture, and experiences in the U.S.; results of an extensive assessment of the needs of immigrants in the county with resulting recommendations; and other web-based resources for immigrants.

Migration Dialogue

http://migration.ucdavis.edu/ 

The Migration Dialogue site provides information and analysis of international migration issues through five activity areas: the online newsletters Migration News and Rural Migration News, Cooperative Efforts to Manage Emigration, Changing Face, and Research and Seminars. Two of these areas are excellent farmworker resources: Rural Migration News looks at issues for farmworkers in California and the U.S., and Changing Face featured resources about the effect of immigrant farmworkers on agriculture and agricultural communities.

National Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture

www.sustainableagriculture.net 

The NCSA is a diverse nationwide partnership of individuals and organizations cultivating grass roots efforts to engage in policy development processes that result in food and agricultural systems and rural communities that are healthy, environmentally sound, profitable, humane and just.

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees E-newsletter 

This online newsletter provides recent reports, publications and news articles, film and electronic media resources, noteworthy websites, position announcements, as well as information about funding opportunities, events, and other resources on topics such as international migrations, employment and workers’ rights, children and families, immigration reform, U.S.-Mexico border, health and education, gender issues, and more. To join, email bryan at gcir dot org.

UC IPM Online

www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/IPMPROJECT/otherlang.html 

This page within the UC IPM Online website lists publications and resources about Integrated Pest Management, and pesticide application and safety, including illustrated guides, that are available in many different languages. See available languages under Nationality / Language below.

WWW Hmong Homepage

www.hmongnet.org

This website is a volunteer effort to provide Internet-based resources related to Hmong news and current-events, history, publications, culture, and other resources and announcements. WWW Hmong Homepage contributors include Hmong students and professionals, K-12 ESL and art teachers, and people who have lived in or traveled to Laos and Thailand.

Hmong Studies

www.hmongstudies.org 

This website provides comprehensive information about Hmong history, culture, and adaptation in diasporic communities around the world. It features links to state and regional Hmong organizations, research articles, bibliographies. It also features state-level and other census data about Hmong, Lao, Cambodian, and Vietnamese populations from the U.S. Census.

FirstGov en Español

www.espanol.gov 

This Spanish-language U.S. government website provides is a centralized collection of government information, services, and resources. It links to websites for 55 federal agencies, including USDA. The site allows you to search millions of web pages from the federal, local and tribal governments, and nations around the world.

EthnoMed

www.ethnomed.org/ethnomed/cultures/somali/somali_cp.html 

Somali Cultural Profile: The EthnoMed site provides information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and other related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrants to the United States. The site’s section on Somali people provides an extensive cultural profile, including history, language, cultural practices, food, and information related to Somali health practices and experiences with western medicine.

Vietnamese Studies Internet Resource Center

www.vstudies.org 

This website provides information about Vietnamese culture and history with a focus on Vietnamese diaspora across the world. The side includes research papers and other publications, and online journal, extensive bibliographies of Vietnamese-related articles and books, comprehensive census data, and related links.

AG-HRnet Listserv

www.cnr.berkeley.edu/ucce50/ag-labor/7aghrnet.htm 

AG-HRnet is an listserv focused on agricultural labor and effective human resource management in agriculture. Subscribers to this listserv AG-HRnet receive an electronic version of the newsletter People in Ag: Managing Farm Personnel, as well as updates from academics, government officials, consultants, attorneys, farm employers, and others. To subscribe to the listserv, visit the website above or write to the email address listed above.

Agriculture Labor Management

www.cnr.berkeley.edu/ucce50/ag-labor/ 

ALM offers resources on farm labor issues for farm employers, academia, consultants, and the media. The site features electronic versions of the books Labor Management in Ag: Cultivating Personnel Productivity and Helping Others Resolve Differences, as well as research and popular articles, the AG-HRnet forum where participants discuss farm labor management issues, links to related pages, and resources for instructors who teach agricultural labor management. A sister site with equivalent resources in Spanish is also available to visitors.

Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas (ATTRA)

www.attra.ncat.org/espanol or www.attra.ncat.org  
(National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service ~ El Servicio Nacional de Informacion de la Agricultura Sostenible)


This website, produced by ATTRA and NCAT, is available in Spanish and English. This site has sections on organic agriculture, horticulture, agroforestry, agronomy and soils, pest management, livestock, marketing, business management, and risk management, and additional resources and publications. Speak to an agricultural expert by call 1-800-411-3222 for Spanish or 1-800-346-9140 for English.