Labor

Western Growers: Prepare for ICE audits, raids

President Trump recently issued a number of immigration related executive orders (EO), including the “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the... more »

Legislators introduce Family Farm Relief Act

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) and Congressman Chris Collins (R-NY) have introduced the Family Farm Relief Act of 2017, legislation to move the H... more »

Comment period open for labor practices Ethical Charter

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association are seeking public input on a draft Ethical Charter containing guiding pr... more »

Farm Bureau, NASDA seek delay of EPA rule

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture  (NASDA) have petitioned the Environmenta... more »

Worker Protection Standard compliance manual updated

EPA in conjunction with the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (PERC) Exit is making available a guide to help users of agricultural pesti... more »

Research points to effective ag safety mobile apps

Researchers at the National Farm Medicine Center led development and testing of an evaluation framework to help judge the overall worth of a mobile ap... more »

Western Growers opens ag tech competition

Western Growers (WG) officially launched the second annual Innovation Arena Competition, which will offer six agtech start-up companies an opportuni... more »

$26 million awarded for farmworker housing

USDA has awarded $26 million to help provide housing for farmworkers in nine rental communities in four states. The funding will support 439 rental un... more »

June eSpudman Market Report: Impact of trade on U.S. potato industry

A slideshow presentation by John Toaspern, Potatoes USA chief marketing office, on the trade impact of potato imports and exports.... watch »

Marrone Bio reports first sales of MAJESTENE bionematicide

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) announced its first sales of its latest product, MAJESTENE. The company also reports that MAJESTENE has been liste... more »


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