Program certifies farmers treat their workers right

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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Tougher pesticide safety rules are now in effect

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

App to help migrant laborers connect with jobs

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 struggles to keep up with grower demand

H-2A, the country’s agricultural guest-worker program, continues to grow. According to the U.S.... more
Duncan Family Farms employs falcons as bird abatement

Michigan SmartZone Small Business of the Year Award goes to Vestaron Michigan SmartZone Small Business of the Year Award goes to Vestaron

Louisiana greenhouse tomatoes are under attack

Tomato russet mite and tomato yellow leaf curl are attacking greenhouse-gro... more

Survey pegs most common weed varieties

A recent survey conducted by the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) ran... more

University of Florida offers nutrient management training

University of Florida offers nutrient management training

Join the 488 growers who have successfully graduated from Greenhouse Traini... more

BrightFarms announces voluntary regional recall of produce

National Pollinator Week webinar series focuses on honeybee health

Pest detections cue sweet corn growers to do early-season scouting

Time to apply first GoalTender to seeded onions at one leaf stage

Washington state farmers to get update on beaver controls

How California growers are producing a better environment

VIDEO: E-Verify Could Devastate Ag Workforce

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

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