Labor

Organic growers weigh in on agricultural robots

A pair of Michigan State University (MSU) associates interviewed growers primarily from Michigan (along with one from Ohio and another from Maryland) ... more »

Organic Grower magazine survey results show labor, soil health top of mind

We compiled results from our recent organic grower survey. The results are listed below in the infographic. ... more »

Keynote speaker named for Mid-Atlantic Fruit & Vegetable Convention

At the 2023 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention, a grower entrepreneur will be the keynote speaker. The show has also released information on ... more »

Final H-2A rule tightens housing laws, increases government enforcement ability

The Department of Labor has released its final rule for the H-2A temporary labor program, which is increasingly being used by specialty crop farmers a... more »

A discussion of organic grower challenges and solutions at Organic Grower Summit

A two-part ed intensive featuring the results of two recently released reports on organic farming and an in-depth workshop discussing how organic farm... more »

Study shows link between ag labor shortage and inflation

State agricultural groups and U.S. Representatives are urging Congress to pass ag labor workforce changes in order to combat inflation. At a July 1... more »

Survey of ag labor impacts led by Farm Bureau, University of California

From the Industrial Revolution to the Great Recession, labor markets and the nature of employment itself have been greatly altered during periods of b... more »

Equitable Food Initiative hires Michael Lacey

Equitable Food Initiative, the workforce development and certification organization that partners with growers, farmworkers, retailers and consumer gr... more »

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