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AgrAbility helps people with disabilities find success in agriculture

The National AgrAbility Project, modeled after Purdue Extension’s Breaking New Ground Resource Center and hosted at Purdue University, is celebrating 30 years of making agriculture accessible for people with disabilities. Through educational programs that advance... more »

GFVGA hosts the 2021 Georgia Ag Labor Relations Forum

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association is bringing the annual Georgia Ag Labor Relations Forum back to the University of Georgia Tifton Conference Center on Nov. 9-10. This event is being held in partnership... more »

California capitol rally calls for ‘card check’ veto

Amid a punishing drought, a bill that would make it easier for unions to organize California farms and ranches has landed on the governor's desk. A contingent of farmers and farm employees visited Sacramento recently... more »

Ag employers’ group offers new chance to vaccinate California farmworkers

The National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) announced Sept. 9 that the council’s ongoing collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has resulted in another new opportunity to protect farmworkers from COVID-19. “Earlier this... more »

New Jersey farm sues labor department over ‘paperwork mistake’

A new lawsuit launched by a fourth-generation family farm asks whether a single government agency can act as prosecutor, judge and jury when handing out potentially ruinous fines, a news release representing the farm indicated.... more »

A show of hands outlines US farm labor trends

As a recovering CPA, I am one of those people fascinated by numbers. Most farmers and ranchers, business operators to their core, share my fascination. Early in August 2021, with no fanfare, the U.S. Department... more »

2021 National Farm Safety and Health Week features webinars

Agriculture is known as one of the most dangerous industries in America and abroad. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, approximately 2 million full-time workers were employed in production agriculture in... more »

Ag employers’ group files inquiry with USDA over Annual Farm Labor Survey

The National Council of Agricultural Employers filed an inquiry Aug. 31 with the USDA. The council has asked for response to questions and concerns regarding the USDA’s Annual Farm Labor Survey. The Farm Labor Survey... more »

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