After his farm became completely certified organic three decades ago, Jim Cochran had a thought: Why not certify employment practices the same way you certify farming practices?
Cochran, owner of S... more
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Recent revisions to EPA’s Worker Protection Standard (WPS) went into effect Jan. 2, 2017.
WPS is primarily intended to reduce the risks of illness or injury to workers and handlers resulting from occupational exposures to pesticides used in the ... more
Finding and retaining laborers has become a top challenge for specialty crop growers throughout the country.
A west Michigan man hopes to streamlin... more
H-2A, the country’s agricultural guest-worker program, continues to grow.
According to the U.S.... more
Tomato russet mite and tomato yellow leaf curl are attacking greenhouse-gro... more
A recent survey conducted by the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) ran... more
Join the 488 growers who have successfully graduated from Greenhouse Traini... more
Frank Gasperini, executive vice president, E-Verify on the agriculture workforce.