Farm groups are urging Congress to pass the Farm Operations Support Act, which would decrease the Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) paid to H-2A temporary visa farm workers to 2022 levels.
That would... more »
The start of Vidalia onion season is almost here, with the official pack date announced by the Georgia agriculture commissioner and Vidalia Onion Committee.
Vidalia onion fans across the country ca... more »
California strawberry growers whose crops were wiped out by flooding just weeks before harvest will be able to replant once fields dry out and are repaired, but losses to the industry and damage to co... more »
Frozen potato product giant McCain Foods is making a substantial investment in the size of its facility and output in Coaldale, Alberta. The $600 million CAD investment will double the size and workfo... more »
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently visited Florida production sites to survey the impact of Hurricane Ian and meet with producers affected by the storm.
During the visit, the Secretary high... more »
A weekend storm flooded northern California strawberry and vegetable fields, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate their farms, homes and businesses.
The storm caused massive damage to strawbe... more »