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Working with Interpreters

Working with Interpreters

This training of trainer’s workshop is designed for refugee farmer incubator interpreters and/or staff who work together to deliver trainings and technical assistance. It is also useful for outside service providers and partners (e.g. extension educators) who provide trainings with refugee farmers using interpreters.

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Refugee Farmer Teaching Handbook

Refugee Farmer Teaching Handbook

This handbook is for staff providing training and technical assistance (T&TA) in immigrant and refugee farmer-training programs. This foundational and practical handbook provides basic explanations of certain teaching theories, as well as tips for applying them in the design and delivery of T&TA.

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Refugee Agriculture 101

Refugee Agriculture 101

The refugee Ag. 101 packet aims to equip you with enough resources and ideas that you can adapt to your program and share with others.

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Recordkeeping 2: Harvest and Post-Harvest Records for FSMA Compliance

Recordkeeping 2: Harvest and Post-Harvest Records for FSMA Compliance

This guide can be used to assist trainers who want to make good farm recordkeeping practices accessible to farmers with limited English and/or low literacy skills.

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Participatory Benchmarking Tool

participatory benchmarking

This guide shows trainers and staff how to use the benchmarking/competency tool with participants to assess skills, knowledge, and performance through self- and staff-administered assessments.

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Experiential Teaching Techniques

experiential teaching techniques

This facilitator’s guide is intended to help the facilitator(s) lead a four-hour workshop for trainers or future trainers on experiential teaching techniques.

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Crop Insurance 2: Introduction to Whole Farm Revenue Protection

Crop Insurance

Participants will review costs and benefits of WFRP crop insurance and learn about eligibility, the application process, required farming practices and record keeping.

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Crop Insurance 1: Introduction to Crop Insurance

Crop Insurance 1

Guided discussion draws on farmers’ traditional strategies for dealing with catastrophic crop failures to introduce the concept of crop insurance.

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Cover Crops 1: Which Cover Crops Will You Use?

Cover Crops

This guide can be used by trainers who want to assist pre-literate and/or English- as a second language-speaking farmers with including cover crops in vegetable production and other crop rotation schedules.

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Best Practices in New American Farmer Training

Best Practices New American Farmer

These practices represent effective and relevant teaching practices for farmer training with farmers with educationally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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