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.

Sonoma vineyards recognize ‘exceptional’ workers

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 »

Seminar on farm safety at University of Florida

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 »

Perdue Talks Cap to Guestworker Numbers

During a visit in Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue mentioned ... watch »

Perdue Talks Labor Reform During Michigan Visit

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue discussed agricultural labor reform during a recent visit to West Michigan. ... watch »

Ag Guestworker Act supported by Farm Bureau

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 »

Western Growers formally oppose Goodlatte guest worker plan

The Western Growers Board of Directors recently voted to formally oppose House Resolution 4760, which would reform agricultural labor. Sponsored by... more »

Guide outlines Agricultrual Worker Protection Standard

The 2015 revised Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is complex, so this guide from the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative is int... more »

Navigating H-2A Challenges

Ann Margaret Pointer and Joshua Viau, attorneys with Atlanta, Georgia-based Fisher & Phillips, discuss challenges facing farm operators using the ... watch »

Economist: Farm operators scramble to secure labor

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 »

‭Perdue addresses legislative options for ag labor reform

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 »


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