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Registration opens for NCAE ag labor forum

The National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) has opened registration for the 10th annual Ag Labor Forum. The event is scheduled for Nov. 2... more »

AEWR, labor pressures bearing down on Michigan farmers

Just this year, four growers mowed their asparagus fields and are leaving the industry. Because of untimely weather? Poor crop prices? Input ... more »

EFI offers tips on dealing with summer heat

As the nation experiences a summer of extreme heat, the Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) is raising awareness about the dangers and symptoms of heat an... more »

What do farmworkers and NFL players have in common?

What do professional football players and farmworkers have in common? They have long seasons, traveling from place to place. They have to spen... more »

Ag labor bill introduced for third time

A bipartisan group in the U.S. House of Representatives has reintroduced the Farm Workforce Modernization Act for the third time, seeking a workforce ... more »

Groups plan legal challenge to new Florida immigration law

A group of civil rights organizations plan to challenge Florida’s new immigration law that specialty crop growers say severely threatens their abili... more »

Ag summit tackles water, farm bill

The outlook for California’s agricultural economy shows some signs of improvement after several years of supply-chain constraints, high input costs ... 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 »

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