Tagged Immigration Reform

Citrus
September 27, 2017
Will H-2A Become H-2C? Find Out What the New Bill Proposes
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. Read More
Citrus
January 3, 2015
Ditch Party Politics To Move Forward With Immigration Reform [Opinion]
The President’s proposed immigration plan has drawn criticism from agricultural sectors, but is an important first step in fixing the long-broken system. Read More
Tomatoes
January 1, 2015
Leitz Farms Takes Action On Immigration Reform
Fred Leitz of Leitz Farms plays an active role in the industry advocating for labor, offering a positive blueprint for other growers to follow. Read More
Farmworkers picking tomatoes
Fruits
November 19, 2014
Fixing Farm Labor Woes Worth The Extra Effort [Opinion]
40th annual Ag Labor Relations Forum encourages outreach and action. Read More
Farm Management
July 10, 2014
With Legislative Clock Ticking, Time For Action On Immigration Reform
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
United Fresh Luncheon
Farm Management
April 1, 2014
United Fresh’s Town Hall Meeting Highlights Food Safety And Immigration Reform
Ohio growers converged at the meeting in Willard, OH, put on by United Fresh to touch base on policy issues including the Farm Bill, FSMA, and immigration reform. Read More
Citrus
February 12, 2014
Study Says Labor Reform May Be Tied To An Increase In Food Prices
Labor reform in Arizona may raise food prices and cut national food and fiber production. Read More
Citrus
October 18, 2013
Florida Farms Face Labor Pinch Due To Government Shutdown
The ripple effects of the 16-day federal government shutdown might be felt in the fields of Florida for some time. Read More
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Biocontrols Conference
October 23, 2017
Biocontrol Gains Traction in the East
Biological control — whether you’re talking about biochemicals, microbial products, beneficials, or even the relatively new category of biostimulants — Read More
Crop Protection
October 23, 2017
Stockton Group Gives its Bioscience Busi…
New hire to help guide company’s new growth. Read More
Citrus
October 23, 2017
What NOAA is Expecting Winter 2018 to Lo…
Looming La Niña could mean colder and wetter than normal in the northern U.S. and drier than usual in the south. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
October 23, 2017
Detector Dogs Have a Nose for Pests [Opi…
Four-legged customs agents are the first line of defense in protecting the crops you grow against the next invasive pest finding its way into the U.S. Read More
Cucurbits
October 23, 2017
Prevent Pythium From Putting a Damper on…
Learn how to identify, the survival and spread, as well as management methods for this pathogen. Read More
GenNext Growers
October 21, 2017
Young Grower Alliance to Host Tour
Young growers will see farm marketing, diversified plantings, hard cider varieties, and more. Read More
Nuts
October 21, 2017
Use the Off-Season to Your Orchard’s Adv…
While the hard work of harvest is over, there are still many tasks that can help you get a jump on the next growing season. Read More
GenNext Growers
October 21, 2017
5 Ways to Double Your Farm’s Reven…
This handful of helpful suggestions might have you loving what it does for your operation's bottom line. Read More
Citrus
October 20, 2017
Is Your Orange Juice Glass Half Empty or…
There is strong-willed — some might even say stubborn — blood flowing through the veins of Florida growers. Read More
Events
October 20, 2017
Agriculture’s Big Data is Coming t…
It’s an opportunity to fine-tune your operation and maximize profits, but it also brings obligations. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
October 20, 2017
Taking Stock of Florida Citrus After the…
Extraordinary times call for industrywide cooperation and partnerships. Read More
Citrus
October 19, 2017
Disaster Relief: Ways Florida Growers Ca…
With billions of dollars lost to Irma, financial assistance will be crucial for many. Read More
Fruits
October 19, 2017
New Online Tool Helps Growers Determine …
California Land Use Viewer can help growers determine if they can adopt groundwater recharge practices on their own operations. Read More
Irrigation
October 19, 2017
Northeast Florida Farmers Stepping up to…
Green light given to nine agricultural projects steeped in stewardship. Read More
Vegetables
October 18, 2017
The 2018 State of the Vegetable Industry…
How has this year performed for you? Share how things have gone this year – and your expectations for 2018 – in our shorter, more focused survey. Read More
Citrus
October 18, 2017
How to Keep Track of Climate Change
Use cool tools to find out how your production methods may change in the future, how much your area is at risk, and how to limit your own impact on the climate. Read More
Vegetables
October 18, 2017
Stop Viewing Fellow Growers as the Enemy…
Instead, growers should focus on issues that benefit everyone, from gaining a stronger voice when negotiating with retailers, to finding a way to share ideas and costs on precision agriculture tools. Read More
Citrus
October 17, 2017
USDA Issues Disaster Declaration for Hur…
Operators in designated counties eligible for emergency assistance. Read More