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How pesticides are impacting Latino farmworkers

A potato field.

When it comes to the agricultural industry there are many different risks that come with the job, one of them being pesticide exposure.

In a new study from Boise State University, researchers are looking at the impact of this exposure on the states Latino farmworkers.

Dr. Carly Hyland and Dr. Rebecca Som Castellano joined Idaho Matters to talk more about their research.

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