Where do specialty crop operations find their next workforce?
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At this year’s Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO, several sessions will focus on the agri-labor market.
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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American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) is calling on all members of Congress to support House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte in his goal o... more »
The Western Growers Board of Directors recently voted to formally oppose House Resolution 4760, which would reform agricultural labor.
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The 2015 revised Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is complex, so this guide from the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative is int... more »
Ann Margaret Pointer and Joshua Viau, attorneys with Atlanta, Georgia-based Fisher & Phillips, discuss challenges facing farm operators using the ... watch »
Editor's note: This is part of
a series of stories examining agriculture labor issues in 2018.
The agriculture community is being impacted by th... more »
However discouraged growers feel about ag labor policy, the country’s top agriculture official is upbeat about the future.
During a Feb. 1 visit ... more »