H-2A struggles to keep up with grower demand

H-2A, the country’s agricultural guest-worker program, continues to grow. According to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the number of H-2A workers jumped from 77,246 to 165,741 between 2011 an... more

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Low tunnels show good results for strawberries

June-bearing (short-day) strawberries are a high-value crop, but their brief harvest season severely limits the window of opportunity for making a profit. At most, with a combination of cultivar and production methods, the harvest season might las... more

Growers share pros and cons of H-2A program

Short on labor and thinking about hiring H-2A workers? The federal guest-worker program, which more farm employers are using these days, has its pros ... more

States find ways to deal with labor shortages

It’s hard to know the exact number of seasonal specialty crop workers in the United States, but Fr... more
NatureFresh Farms builds new distribution center

Seminar to present latest on packaging law, design

Western Growers CEO wins Agriculturalist of the Year award

Western Growers CEO wins Agriculturalist of the Year award

Tom Nassif, Western Growers president & CEO, has been selected as the r... more

FMC fungicide receives California approval for chemigation applications

FMC fungicide receives California approval for chemigation applications

Rhyme fungicide from FMC, registered for a range of specialty crops through... more

Timing can help transplant production overcome challenges

Before diving too deeply into a transplant production plan, it is important... more

Court finds Willowood infringed Syngenta azoxystrobin patents

New respirator guidelines in effect under Worker Protection Standards

United Fresh announces nominations for board positions

BPIA changes name, expands membership

Willowood introduces pyraclostrobin fungicide

Freight Farms partnership to bring urban farming to shopping centers

VIDEO: E-Verify Could Devastate Ag Workforce

Frank Gasperini, executive vice president, E-Verify on the agriculture workforce.

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