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Despite working in deadly heat, study shows migrant workers keep Americans fed

Even though they brave extreme heat, a new study shows migrant workers remain dedicated to harvesting the crops that feed Americans. New data analysis by the American Immigration Council (AIC) finds that migrant farmworkers play... more »

California growers work to save heat-stressed crops

The continuing, scorching temperatures faced by California growers can put crops, including vegetables and melons, at risk. The state's crops continue to take a beating as growers work to reduce impacts of a lingering heat... more »

Extreme Heat Awareness Month spotlights farmworker heat safety 

The Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) is promoting heat safety during a particularly hot summer month. EFI is urging agricultural employers and workers to prioritize heat safety and prevent sun and heat illnesses. The recognition comes... more »

Piece rate recordkeeping webinar scheduled by Washington growers groups 

Two Washington growers organizations are teaming to help the state's growers deal with piece rate recordkeeping. The webinar covering piece rate recordkeeping is scheduled for July 11 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. PT. The... more »

Farmworker heat-related illness toolkit available

Two organizations are working to help farmworkers better cope with oppressive heat. The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (SCCAHS) have... more »

NCAE applauds rejection of Chevron Doctrine

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn the Chevron doctrine in the case of Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo has been met with enthusiastic approval by the National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE). The ruling,... more »

EFI honors unsung ag heroes of agriculture

Farmworkers who do notable things have been recognized for their work. Maria de Sagrario Iglesias of FirstFruits Farms has been named the winner of the first Grow the Good Farmworker of the Year Award. The... more »

Ag employers group weighs in on DOL H-2A lawsuit

An ag employers group is coming out in support of a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Labor’s new H-2A regulations. The Southeastern Legal Foundation (SLF) announced its representation of a coalition of agricultural employers... more »

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