Labor

AgHelp streamlines labor recruiting, job availability

Where do specialty crop operations find their next workforce?

And, how does that workforce find them?

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GLEXPO_Keynote

Great Lakes EXPO speakers to cover labor environment

At this year’s Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO, several sessions will focus on the agri-labor market.

Farm Bureau: Action on ag labor bill possible this fall

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) is holding out hope an agriculture labor package can move through Congress in the coming weeks. AFBF rel... more »

ICE issues news release regarding labor arrests

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) released the following news release regarding criminal arres... more »

Worker Protection Standard respirator rules updated

Starting in January, growers needed to be compliant with three additional requirements for the updated Worker Protection Standard (WPS). The new re... more »

NY governor signs Working Farm Protection Act into law

The National Young Farmers Coalition, together with its five New York chapters, New York Farm Bureau, American Farmland Trust, and land trusts from ar... more »

Bill introduced in House to address H-2A reforms

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Representatives Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), Lamar Smith (R-Texas), Henry Cuellar (D-Texas)... more »

BREAKING NEWS: PMA, United Fresh focus on responsible labor use

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association have launched the "Ethical Charter on Responsible Labor Practices," a fra... more »

USDA applauds housing eligibility for temporary farm workers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released internal guidance on changes made to farm labor housing eligibility. The Consolidated Appropria... more »

California labor contractor penalized $646K for late pay

A labor contractor in California’s Coachella Valley region faces more than $646,000 penalties for sending paychecks late for allegedly failing to gi... more »

Understand your farm labor costs using labor logs

When you work for yourself, you may not prioritize documenting your time. There are tasks to be done and you complete them, however, when you are en... more »

Western Growers, Radicle Growth award ag technology funds

Answering the call to help solve agriculture’s severe labor shortage, Western Growers and Radicle Growth have awarded Ganaz and GroGuru each with $2... more »


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