Labor Stories

CitrusBorder Crisis Not Helping Farmers
August 19, 2014
As thousands cross into the U.S. seeking refuge, calls for ag labor reform are lost in the uproar. Read More
FruitsFruit Growers Speak Out In Favor Of Immigration Reform
August 1, 2014
The needs are great for agriculture labor, say blueberry, peach growers. Read More
Farm ManagementHow To Work Smarter, Not Harder In The Orchard
July 11, 2014
Cornell Extension specialist offers advice to growers on how to maximize efficiency on your farm. Read More
Farm ManagementWith Legislative Clock Ticking, Time For Action On Immigration Reform
July 10, 2014
If Congress does not act before the New Year, the legislation passed by the Senate last year will expire and the whole process will have to start over. Read More
Farm ManagementDon’t Wait On D.C. For Labor Help [Opinion]
July 9, 2014
For every grower reaching out to ask for help, there are many more offering an opposing view. Read More
Farm ManagementMidwest Grower Voices Concern About Immigration Reform
July 8, 2014
Illinois farmer airs grievances about immigration hurdles interfering with hiring Read More
Fruits7 Tips To Improve Your Farm Labor Management Practices
July 1, 2014
Employee selective testing, incentive pay, and decision-making meetings are just a few of the practices growers can employ to improve labor management on the farm. Read More

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CitrusBorder Crisis Not Helping Farmers
August 19, 2014
As thousands cross into the U.S. seeking refuge, calls for ag labor reform are lost in the uproar. Read More
FruitsFruit Growers Speak Out In Favor Of Immigration Reform
August 1, 2014
The needs are great for agriculture labor, say blueberry, peach growers. Read More
Farm ManagementHow To Work Smarter, Not Harder In The Orchard
July 11, 2014
Cornell Extension specialist offers advice to growers on how to maximize efficiency on your farm. Read More
Farm ManagementWith Legislative Clock Ticking, Time For Action On Immi…
July 10, 2014
If Congress does not act before the New Year, the legislation passed by the Senate last year will expire and the whole process will have to start over. Read More
Farm ManagementDon’t Wait On D.C. For Labor Help [Opinion]
July 9, 2014
For every grower reaching out to ask for help, there are many more offering an opposing view. Read More
Farm ManagementMidwest Grower Voices Concern About Immigration Reform
July 8, 2014
Illinois farmer airs grievances about immigration hurdles interfering with hiring Read More
FruitsUnited Fresh Urges Congress To Act On Immigration Refor…
July 7, 2014
Association's statement exudes frustration over ongoing labor issues. Read More
Fruits7 Tips To Improve Your Farm Labor Management Practices
July 1, 2014
Employee selective testing, incentive pay, and decision-making meetings are just a few of the practices growers can employ to improve labor management on the farm. Read More
Farm ManagementWestern Growers: Only Party Politics Is Stopping Immigr…
June 30, 2014
CEO Tom Nassif calls for action: “There may never be another Republican president during my lifetime.” Read More
Farm ManagementSupreme Court Rules On H-2A Worker Reimbursement For Tr…
June 18, 2014
Court says Nevada onion grower must reimburse travel, visa expenses for H-2A workers during first week of work. Read More
Farm ManagementResources Available To Prevent Heat Illnesses For Outdo…
June 17, 2014
Posters, training guides, and apps are available for download in both English and Spanish. Read More
Farm ManagementFood Safety Water Rules Getting Stricter
June 13, 2014
The Food Safety Modernization Act will prescribe numbers to a once generic standard. Read More
Farm ManagementHow To Prevent Heat Illness
April 30, 2014
California workshops provide growers with best practices to beat the heat. Read More
FruitsFarm Credit Associations Pledge $100,000 To Alleviate H…
March 28, 2014
The money will support food banks in farm communities — the areas most devastated by the drought. Read More
CitrusLearning Is Part Of The Journey For Young Farmers
March 27, 2014
From production to politics, opportunities abound for budding growers to gather practical knowledge. Read More
Business PlanningHow To Handle Human Resource Hurdles
March 1, 2014
Help is available for growers dealing with employee conflicts, looking for training options, and wading through legal matters. Read More
CitrusUnited Fresh Urges Speaker Boehner To Take Action On Im…
February 28, 2014
A total of 636 business groups across the U.S. sign letter stating that if done properly reform will deter illegal immigration. Read More
FruitsCalifornia Farmworker Files Lawsuit Over Gerawan Farmin…
February 27, 2014
Suit alleges Governor Brown’s appointees and staff engaged in intimidation, coercion and voter suppression to prevent workers from decertifying UFW union. Read More