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On Sept. 12, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that will phase in new overtime rules for the state’s agricultural workers beginning in 2019.... more »
An increase in federal and private-sector support will expand and diversify the U.S. agricultural workforce by increasing opportunities in education, ... more »
About 1.56 million people worked full- or part-time in agriculture, natural resources and food industries in 2014, an increase of about 40,000 workers... more »
Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1066 into law on Sept. 12, expanding overtime for farmworkers. The California legislature passed the bill on a ... more »
The California legislature has approved a bill that would expand overtime rules for farm workers. Assembly Bill 1066, passed on a 44-32 vote, now he... more »
Joe Aiello has seen plenty of changes since he bought Uesugi Farms in 1979, mainly in the areas of food safety, irrigation and labor. Farming today... more »
USDA has awarded $26 million to help provide housing for farmworkers in nine rental communities in four states. The funding will support 439 rental u... more »