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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.

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue at Michigan Farm Bureau breakfast

During a Feb. 1 visit to Michigan, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue spoke about a variety of federal issues and unveiled a new website, Farmers... more »

Marsh Takes Reins of NCAE

Michael Marsh, the new president and CEO of the National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE), outlines NCAE's goals at the Ag Employer Forum in L... watch »

Inmates learn about specialty crops on farm

Georgia’s burgeoning fruit crop is not the only thing budding at the Mitchell County Correctional Institute in Camilla, Georgia. Among the inmates l... more »

Collective bargaining suit nixed by New York judge

New York Farm Bureau is claiming victory in case that sought to create collective bargaining rights for farmworkers. The New York Farm Bureau state... more »

More revisions set for Ag Worker Protection Standard

EPA's Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is aimed at reducing the risk of pesticide poisoning and injury among agricultural workers and pes... more »

Colorado ag group asks senators to fix foreign worker program

The Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association (CFVGA) met last week with the staff of Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and with Sen. Cory Gardne... more »

Worker Protection Standards subject of Michigan meetings

Three new Worker Protection Standards (WPS) requirements go into effect Jan. 2, 2018. In an effort to keep growers apprised of the new regulations, th... more »

New York forum features look at farm labor practices

The 2018 Becker Forum will take place on Jan. 15, one day prior to the opening of the Empire State Producers Expo. The forum will focus on agricultura... more »

Economist: farm operators scramble to secure labor

The agriculture community is being impacted by the four S’s: satisfy, stretching, substitution and supplementing, according to an agriculture econom... more »

California State Supreme Court rules against Gerawan Farming

The California State Supreme Court has ruled against Gerawan Farming in a four-year long dispute with the United Farm Workers (UFW). Gerawan Farming, ... more »


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