As lawmakers continue to debate ag labor reform, farmers must deal with the growing reality of a dwindling workforce and crops going unharvested because of it.
It’s been a long time since significant immigration reform that will help American growers has passed Congress. The […]
The Ag Worker Act must make it past the Judiciary Committee to have a chance of making it to the House floor.
On Monday, Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) introduced his Agricultural Guestworker Act of 2017 bill, which would replace H-2A with an H-2C program. Rep. Goodlatte introduced the bill to the House Judiciary Committee, which he chairs.
Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R VA) is re-introducing a bill that aims to replace H-2A. Here are some of the ways it will differ from the current program.
Money raised will benefit Redlands Christian Migrant Association’s efforts to aid families in need.
Technology could be on cusp of fixing labor problems for growers of crops that are traditionally hand harvested.
Now is the time to lobby for ways to attract American labor. One idea? Offer college tuition and student loan forgiveness in exchange for farm work.
Move broadens use of H-2A to all of agriculture to include those with multiple crops and harvests.
The agricultural labor shortage is strong enough that the consumer press is beginning to report on it regularly. Here are the stories making headlines this month.
Competition for skilled farm labor is fierce in the West. But Nunes Vegetables, Inc. believes when growers work together, they will attract more workers to their community.
Michigan apple grower says agriculture’s future depends on Farm Bill funding.
Feinstein, colleagues introduce legislation to shield farmworkers from deportation.
When addressing the topic of ag labor, don’t ignore the ancillary benefits each agriculture job supports.
To have a great crop potentially rot in the field because workers can’t be sourced is probably worse than a weather event taking out production.
Dozens of tech companies are looking for solutions to real-world problems vegetable growers face. We take a look at what it could really mean for you and your business.
Association advises members to prepare for Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in wake of Trump’s executive order.