Hearing Looks at Farm Worker Overtime Exclusions – DTN May 5, 2021

🕔May 5, 2021
As Democrats in Congress look to line up provisions of the infrastructure package and a family relief plan, a House Education & Labor Subcommittee held a hearing Monday concentrated heavily […]

Dealing With Coronavirus On The Farm: Start With Clear Communications Mar 19, 2020

🕔Mar 19, 2020
Planting season for many is right around the corner, if it hasn’t already started. Meanwhile, the country is dealing with unprecedented times where schools, restaurants and businesses are closed to […]

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 […]

Farming: Engaged Employees are 21% More Productive – DTN Apr 23, 2019

🕔Apr 23, 2019
When it comes to improving performance and retaining top talent in our competitive landscape, employee engagement needs to be one of your farm’s top initiatives. An engaged employee is 21% […]

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 […]

Farm Labor Shortage: How to Qualify for H-2A Immigrant Employees – DTN Sep 7, 2018

🕔Sep 7, 2018
The number of H-2A workers in the U.S. last year was about 125,000, up from 51,000 only six years ago and from 74,000 in 2013. There is no limit on […]

Ag Labor – Smaller Pool, Higher Costs, Says CoBank Study Aug 28, 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018
As the U.S. economy continues to grow and unemployment dwindles, labor scarcity and wage inflation threaten the rural economy and put additional stress on profitability of the agriculture industry at […]

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 […]

Farming: Who’s Doing the Work? 70% of Farm Workers Are Immigrants Apr 28, 2017

🕔Apr 28, 2017
The Trump Administration has promised to make it more difficult for unauthorized foreigners to enter and work in the United States and for undocumented workers to access health care services. […]

Farm Business: New Worker Protection Standards Require More Work, Record-Keeping Feb 14, 2017

🕔Feb 14, 2017
New worker protection standards will require more work and record-keeping on farm operations, Carol Pinnell-Alison, LSU AgCenter county agent in Franklin Parish, told producers at the Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum […]

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