Fred Leitz of Leitz Farms plays an active role in the industry advocating for labor, offering a positive blueprint for other growers to follow.
40th annual Ag Labor Relations Forum encourages outreach and action.
California Governor Jerry Brown recently vetoed a Senate Bill 25 and approved Assembly Bill 1897.
Paul Meador of Everglades Harvesting Co. says an immigration reform resolution can’t come soon enough.
Labor is needed to help harvest apple crop in the fall.
French wineries may come under added financial pressure as the government considers imposing social charges on wages paid to harvest workers with short-term contracts.
Water and labor, two critical elements to vegetable production, are both in short supply in California, providing growers with a distinct set of challenges.
For every grower reaching out to ask for help, there are many more offering an opposing view.
For Dan LaGasse and Scott VanDeWalle, their partnership forged in steel creates efficiencies and drives profits.
Court says Nevada onion grower must reimburse travel, visa expenses for H-2A workers during first week of work.
Florida Grower editor Frank Giles believes that in order to clear a path for more young producers, an “all hands on deck” mentality is mandatory.
Change in game plan required as pressing market and trade dynamics threaten fruitful future.
A total of 636 business groups across the U.S. sign letter stating that if done properly reform will deter illegal immigration.
Suit alleges Governor Brown’s appointees and staff engaged in intimidation, coercion and voter suppression to prevent workers from decertifying UFW union.
Immigration reform and labor surprisingly top water supply.
Other issues included efficiency, as it regards labor and mechanization; regulation, especially of nitrogen use; and food safety.
David Eddy takes a fun spin on the tradition of making predictions for the coming year.