Growers using the H-2A visa program for seasonal labor say it’s working, but among the program’s most difficult rules are its housing requirements.
At a panel discussion at the Northwest Michig... more
“We’ve had the Department of Health come out to inspect and they find eggs left out on the counter and they write you up.”
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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue met with members of the Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) May 15... more »
To help educate agribusiness professionals about costly trends in the industry, U.S. farm insurer Nationwide recently released its most common commerc... more »
Growers using the H-2A visa program for seasonal labor say it’s working, but among the program’s most difficult rules are its housing requirements... more »
When an apple growers think of the many ways decay and mold can cost them money, most wouldn’t put a rotten egg high on that list, but that is t... more »
In establishing relationships with Department of Labor (DOL) investigators, there is a fine line between being cooperative and being walked on.
Tha... more »
Preparing for a visit from a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) investigator who arrives on a farm to conduct an audit is a tedious, yet absolutely essent... more »
The Sonoma County Grape Growers Foundation (SCGGF), recently announced the names of four local vineyard workers who are the first winners of a new pro... more »
A leading researcher in farmworker safety will keynote a seminar hosted by the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety at the U... more »
During a visit in Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue mentioned ... watch »
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue discussed agricultural labor reform during a recent visit to West Michigan.
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