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    Farm Labor: 6 Ways To Expand The Hiring Pool – DTN Dec 27, 2019

    🕔Dec 27, 2019
    The labor market is shifting and farmers may need to change how they hire, as well as what they offer, to keep and retain the employees they want. “For farmers […]

    Ag Labor: New Bill Would Ease Immigration, Migrant Worker Concerns – DTN Oct 31, 2019

    🕔Oct 31, 2019
    With the support of both farm organizations and the United Farm Workers union, a bipartisan group of House members introduced a new farm labor bill in Congress on Wednesday. According […]

    2019 Farm Woes: Hang On to Employees, Low-Cost Projects – DTN Jun 30, 2019

    🕔Jun 30, 2019
    It’s the end of June, and there are still too many acres without crops in the ground. Our farm started in 1941, and according to my father’s impeccable record keeping, […]

    Iowa: Custom Farm Work Rates Expected to Jump 7% Mar 25, 2019

    🕔Mar 25, 2019
    Prices for performing custom work are expected to jump in 2019, according to data gathered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach economists. The 2019 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey […]

    Farm Labor: Bill to Provide Legal Status to Immigrant Workers Jan 18, 2019

    🕔Jan 18, 2019
    Calling it “an important first step,” the California Farm Bureau Federation welcomed today’s introduction in Congress of new legislation to provide legal status to immigrant farm employees in the United […]

    Iowa: 2018 Farm Custom Rate Survey Mar 15, 2018

    🕔Mar 15, 2018
    Iowa farmers who perform custom work, hire work done, or some of both, have the 2018 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey schedule as a guide in determining custom rates. This […]

    Florida: Farm Safety Seminar, Gainesville, March 16 Mar 6, 2018

    🕔Mar 6, 2018
    A leading researcher in farmworker safety will keynote a seminar hosted by the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety at the University of Florida. The seminar will be […]

    2017 Average Florida Farm Land Rent and Labor Rates Nov 17, 2017

    🕔Nov 17, 2017
    Some of the most challenging conversations, in almost any relationship, are the ones about money.  This is certainly true as farmers and landowners negotiate lease agreements, or managers and workers […]

    New Publication Aids Ag Businesses in ICE Raid, Audit Preparation Nov 6, 2017

    🕔Nov 6, 2017
    Ensuring workers are legally able to work in the U.S. and are properly documented is important for every agricultural business, whether it is a processing plant, a dairy or an […]

    New Ag Labor Bill: Farmers, Other Employers Could Bring in 410K Foreign Workers – DTN Oct 26, 2017

    🕔Oct 26, 2017
    A bill to overhaul the country’s agricultural guest-worker program advanced out of the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday with just a one-vote margin after extensive debate about the impact of […]

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