Tagged immigration

farm labor pic for web
Fruits
May 4, 2017
Senate Democrats Unveil New Ag Labor Plan
Feinstein, colleagues introduce legislation to shield farmworkers from deportation. Read More
farm labor pic for web
Fruits
February 10, 2017
Immigration Enforcement Warning Issued by Western Growers
Association advises members to prepare for Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in wake of Trump’s executive order. Read More
Citrus
January 19, 2017
New York Representatives Introduce Bill to Move H-2A from Department of Labor to Department of Agriculture
Legislators say the move aligns the program in the department to better fit the needs of agriculture businesses. Read More
Apples & Pears
April 28, 2016
The Truth About Most Farmworkers [Opinion]
Just ask any grower who has placed a help wanted ad. Read More
Fruits
April 27, 2016
Common Sense On Immigration [Opinion: One Grower’s Take]
We need a guest worker program if we’re going to feed America and ensure our national security. Read More
Fruits
April 26, 2016
New Study Finds Traditional Migrant Workers Older, Female, Settling Down
Ball State University research shows many of the agricultural migrant workers of the past just aren’t migrating any more. Read More
Citrus
April 26, 2016
Farm Bureau Says Labor Visa Backlogs Threaten 2016 Crops
Agency calls for swifter processing of paperwork so growers' requests for crews can be met. Read More
farmworkers picking crops in field
Fruits
June 18, 2015
More Than 1,000 Ag-Workers Stranded At Mexican Border
According to a news alert from The Department of State, a hardware failure in the State Department facility has prevented Read More
Orchard Worker
Fruits
June 5, 2015
Washington Tree Fruit Grower Hit With $2.25 Million Fine After ICE Audit
Broetje Orchards makes no admission of wrongdoing and notes no allegations or findings of criminal conduct. Read More
Citrus
November 21, 2014
Industry Organizations Sound Off On President’s Immigration Plan
Agriculture is not given the attention it so sorely deserves when it comes to the immigration debate. Read More
Apples & Pears
September 24, 2014
Orchard Owner Talks About Using Migrant Workers
Labor is needed to help harvest apple crop in the fall. Read More
Farmworkers picking tomatoes
Citrus
August 19, 2014
Border Crisis Not Helping Farmers
As thousands cross into the U.S. seeking refuge, calls for ag labor reform are lost in the uproar. Read More
Fruits
August 1, 2014
Fruit Growers Speak Out In Favor Of Immigration Reform
The needs are great for agriculture labor, say blueberry, peach growers. Read More
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Farm Management
July 8, 2014
Midwest Grower Voices Concern About Immigration Reform
Illinois farmer airs grievances about immigration hurdles interfering with hiring Read More
Fruits
July 7, 2014
United Fresh Urges Congress To Act On Immigration Reform
Association's statement exudes frustration over ongoing labor issues. Read More
Farm Management
June 30, 2014
Western Growers: Only Party Politics Is Stopping Immigration Reform
CEO Tom Nassif calls for action: “There may never be another Republican president during my lifetime.” Read More
Citrus
February 28, 2014
United Fresh Urges Speaker Boehner To Take Action On Immigration Reform
A total of 636 business groups across the U.S. sign letter stating that if done properly reform will deter illegal immigration. Read More
Fruits
January 20, 2014
California Grape & Tree Fruit Association’s Top 10 Issues In 2014
Immigration reform and labor surprisingly top water supply. Read More
Farm Management
January 6, 2014
What’s Ahead For 2014
David Eddy takes a fun spin on the tradition of making predictions for the coming year. Read More
Farm Management
December 16, 2011
Be Prepared For An Audit By Knowing I-9 Basics
This webinar covers how to properly fill out I-9 forms, and the mistakes to avoid in order to reduce your Read More
The Latest
Citrus
September 21, 2017
Hurricane Relief Fund Launched for Flori…
Money raised will benefit Redlands Christian Migrant Association’s efforts to aid families in need. Read More
GenNext Growers
September 21, 2017
Advice for Taking Over the Family Farm
If you are considering joining and running your family business, here are some tips to ensure success. Read More
Berries
September 21, 2017
Ways Florida Blueberry Growers Can Eleva…
Promotional efforts seek to harness power that drives the Sunshine State's ‘little blue dynamos.’ Read More
Florida Ag Expo
September 21, 2017
Everything You Need to Know About the 20…
More education choices, flexible field tours, and networking opportunities to provide an enhanced attendee experience. Read More
Insect Control
September 20, 2017
Whitefly Troubles Go From Bad to Worse i…
Growers should have a plan for managing the pest from beginning to end of season. Read More
Grower Achievement Award
September 20, 2017
Ask Yourself: What Can I Do to Make Thin…
Alan Jones, this year's recipient of American Vegetable Grower magazine's Grower Achievement Award, invites all growers to do what he does: Look in the mirror and ask," What can I do to make a positive impact on our industry?" Read More
Berries
September 20, 2017
Getting to the Bottom of Bacterial Wilt …
Prolific plant pathogen now presenting a new challenge for Florida producers and researchers. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Precision in Specialty Crops Gains Momen…
Here are some of the key drivers that may transform your farm in the years ahead. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
EPA Mulls Restricting Dicamba Use
Proposal is a part of agency’s focus on reducing herbicide injury in vulnerable crops. Read More
Fruits
September 19, 2017
Washington State University Creates BMSB…
As populations grow in the state, university offers growers pest management advice. Read More
Berries
September 19, 2017
UC Davis Strawberry Lawuit Settled
Former university breeders to return any crosses that used unpatented varieties and agree the school owns rights to them. Read More
Citrus
September 19, 2017
Hopes High for Hops Fresh From Florida
When it comes to alternative crop solutions, something good is brewing in the Sunshine State. Do you have what it takes to tap in? Read More
Apples & Pears
September 16, 2017
Researcher Finds Bacteria Can Stop Blue …
The natural bacterium found in soil can survive in cold storage; this promising biocontrol offers an alternative to chemical treatments. Read More
Disease Control
September 15, 2017
Scientist Uncovers Chilling Side of Dead…
Lab tests indicate laurel wilt pathogen grows faster in the fall and winter. Read More
Citrus
September 15, 2017
Help Extended to Hurricane-Weary Farmers…
USDA chief grants extra time and special procedures to document and file claims. Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
New Guidance on FSMA Ag Water Compliance…
FDA issued a rule to extend compliance dates for agricultural water and announced a start date for farm inspections. Read More
Biocontrols Conference
September 13, 2017
Get Better Results From Your Biopesticid…
Softer crop protection programs are becoming a must in specialty crop production. Growers who aren’t learning more about their options Read More
Citrus
September 13, 2017
Florida Farmers Digging out From Impacts…
Damage reports starting to flood in from the field following monster storm, and it's not pretty. Read More