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In this 2017 file photo, farmworkers harvest garlic near Lamont.

High heat and the health risks it presents Central Valley farmworkers are becoming a greater focus for the state's climate and environmental justice advocates.

At a 90-minute online presentation hosted Wednesday morning by Santa Rosa-based The Climate Center, half a dozen speakers highlighted the need to protect outdoor workers from Bakersfield to Stockton amid expectations for more frequent days with temperatures topping 100 degrees.