Agricultural Worker Time and Activity Study in Caneberries

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) contracted with the UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SAREP) to conduct a time and activity assessment among field workers in California’s caneberry sector. The assessment sought to answer several questions, principally the number of hours worked per day and activities field workers engaged in during the course of the year.

Methods included

(1) on-farm observations on two farms on the Central Coast during the period May-November 2014

Agritourism Resources

Agricultural tourism (agritourism) is a commercial enterprise at a working farm or ranch conducted for the enjoyment and education of visitors, and that generates supplemental income for the owner or operator.

Agritourism can include farm stands or shops, U-pick, farm stays, farm tours, on-farm classes, fairs, festivals, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, Christmas tree farms, wine tasting, orchard dinners, youth camps, barn dances, hunting or fishing, bird watching, guest ranches, and more.