SW Ag Center Strategic Plan
Strategic Goal 1: Identify and characterize the burden of ongoing and emerging issues within regional AFF occupational safety and health
Intermediate Goal 1.1: Conduct surveillance to identify and characterize work safety and health issues for farmers, ranchers, commercial fishermen and logging/forestry workers in the region.
Intermediate Goal 1.2: Serve as an information resource for scientists, educators, healthcare providers and AFF producers.
Intermediate Goal 1.3: Prioritize emerging issues in AFF safety and health.
Strategic Goal 2: Integrate the Center’s AFF research and outreach to address regional occupational safety and health needs
Intermediate Goal 2.1: Support research integration across projects and outreach activities.
Intermediate Goal 2.2: Support evidence-based prevention activities to improve occupational safety and health among AFF workers.
Intermediate Goal 2.3: Support feasibility studies that lead to comprehensive projects.
Strategic Goal 3: Demonstrate a positive impact on AFF occupational safety and health in the region
Intermediate Goal 3.1: Transfer findings from research and feasibility studies into practice.
Intermediate 3.2: Collaborate with producers and stakeholders to enhance the relevance and utility of recommendations, tools, products and intervention/prevention activities.
Intermediate Goal 3.3: Build the capacity of Center staff, PIs, advisors and partners to address traditional and emerging issues.
Strategic Goal 4: Sustain and grow AFF occupational safety and health research and outreach in the region
Intermediate Goal 4.1: Expand and diversify partnerships to enhance the reach of the Center.
Intermediate Goal 4.2: Diversify and strengthen the Center’s funding.
Intermediate Goal 4.3: Communicate SW Ag Center research and outreach outcomes, outputs and impacts.
Intermediate Goal 4.4: Mentor future investigators/educators/professionals/leaders in AFF safety and health.