Labor

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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Let the marketplace decide

The historic success of farmers in the United States in providing consumers with safe, abundant and affordable food results from the interaction of ha... more »

Getting the Credit

Since 2010 the small employer health insurance tax credit (Code Section 45R) has been available. For tax years 2010 through 2013, businesses that pay ... more »

Is it time for Immigration Reform?

Tom Stenzel, president of United Fresh Produce Association, discusses the need for comprehensive immigration reform just before a press conferenc... watch »

Looking back: 50 years in potato production

Potato planting has gone from two- and four-row planters to six- and even up to 12 row planters, without anymore workers on the machines, poking seed ... more »

Health Care Changes

Health Care Changes: Some health care changes are already herePresident Obama and Congress made sweeping changes to America's health care system in Ma... more »

Farm Worker Supporters Want Floor Vote on Labor Bill

Supporters of the "Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act" want the bill voted on in the state Senate before the legislature finishes this year's session... more »

For Farmworkers, Sometimes It’s the Little Things that Count

Over the last few months, the other Bon Appetit Management Company Fellows and I have been driving around the country, visiting small farms in Bon App... more »

New York Senate Panel Votes Down Farm Labor Bill

A hotly debated bill to expand farmworker rights was defeated Tuesday by the state Senate Agriculture Committee. The Daily NewsClick here to read the ... more »


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