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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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
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
It’s hard to know the exact number of seasonal specialty crop workers in the United States, but Fr... more
Tom Nassif, Western Growers president & CEO, has been selected as the r... more
Rhyme fungicide from FMC, registered for a range of specialty crops through... more
Before diving too deeply into a transplant production plan, it is important... more
Frank Gasperini, executive vice president, E-Verify on the agriculture workforce.