Annals of the agricultural and environmental medicine

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The evolution of the profession of agricultural health and safety was recently reviewed (29). The following paragraphs summarize the pro­ gress in this field. Many individuals of varying backgrounds can make a difference in the health and safety of our agricultural communities, including healthcare practitioners who as a part of their practice may serve agricultural patients. There are also professionals who deal with agri­ cultural health and safety on a full‐time basis. 2 describes the roles and relevant back­ ground education needed to fill these different niches.

In North America, migrant and seasonal workers make up nearly a quarter of the agricultural workforce. Many of these workers have found more permanent employ­ ment in larger industrial‐style farms and have or are in the process of “settling out” in the community. For Europe and Australasia, the percentage of migrant and seasonal workers in the agricultural workforce is somewhat lower than in the United States (69). In North America, migrant and seasonal workers are largely Hispanics from Mexico.

Additional details of the evolv­ ing structure of production agriculture are dis­ cussed in the Persistent and Emerging Megatrends section of this chapter. 1 Family Farms Family farming in Western industrialized coun­ tries developed as Northern Europe evolved from a feudal system to democratic nation states in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Opportunities for land ownership, farming, and religious freedom in the 1800s drew many Northern Europeans to North America, Australia, New Zealand, and South America, where they developed family farming mixed with plantation farming.

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