Displaying all news posts with:
Water issues, hemp and labor issues will be the center of discussion at the combined Citrus Expo and Vegetable & Specialty Crop Expo Aug. 14-15 in North Fort Myers, Fla.
Aug 08, 2019 by Cristin Shepard
The U.S. Department of Labor has signed a bi-lateral cooperative agreement with Guatemala to improve transparency, accountability, and worker safety in the H-2A visa program for agricultural workers from Guatemala.
Aug 02, 2019 by Tom Karst
UPDATED: The U.S. and Guatemala are pursuing a program to boost H-2A workers from that country, in an effort to stem what the Department of Homeland Security calls irregular migration patterns.
Jul 23, 2019 by Chris Koger
NEW YORK — Some of the state's fresh produce industry leaders say the proposed New York Farm Laborer Fair Labor Practices Act will hurt the agricultural industry, but they are relieved for a bit of compromise.
Jul 17, 2019 by Amy Sowder
Agriculture Sonny Perdue toured an avocado grove in Escondido, Calif., discussing water and labor issues with growers and industry members.
Jul 17, 2019 by Chris Koger
(UPDATED, 11:38 a.m.)Taking a step to deliver on a 2018 promise, a proposed rule from the Trump administration seeks to update the way wage rates are determined for the H-2A agricultural guest worker program.
Jul 16, 2019 by Tom Karst
The Trump administration proposed new immigration rules Monday for temporary agricultural workers that officials said would make it easier for employers to apply for the visas.
Jul 15, 2019 by Bloomberg