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Tacoma, Wash.-based Cierto, a recruiter of H-2A workers for U.S. growers, has received an $800,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation.
Jan 13, 2021 by Tom Karst
The fall crop season is underway in Florida and over the next few months, an increase in the farm worker population will help plant, maintain, and harvest our crops in the Sunshine State.
Nov 09, 2020 by Industry Press Release
The California Fresh Fruit Association and California Farmworker Foundation have distributed more than 50,000 N-95 masks and single-use surgical masks to agricultural workers in the Central San Joaquin Valley.
Aug 30, 2020 by Chris Koger
A California startup, Vinergy Inc., has equipment it says will improve vineyard efficiency by reducing a labor-intensive part of harvest — transporting grapes to the end of rows.
Aug 11, 2020 by Chris Koger
The produce industry has been working to help feed families during the COVID-19 pandemic in a number of ways.
Jun 25, 2020 by Chris Koger
After 164 migrant workers at an Ontario asparagus farm tested positive for COVID-19 about halfway through harvest season, farm leaders worked with the local health department to contain the spread.
Jun 07, 2020 by Amy Sowder
COVID-19 virus outbreaks from coast to coast, worker protests and complicated social-distancing logistics are realities of managing labor, with no clear end to the pandemic.
May 15, 2020 by Amy Sowder
The Department of State is taking steps to reduce delays in the processing of H-2A workers caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
Mar 26, 2020 by Tom Karst