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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 »

Water Management

Look at on-farm conservation, irrigation practices to best use water suppliesThere's a finite water supply these days and growers are finding the supp... 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 »

Reining in Rhizoc

Rhizoctonia solani, more commonly known as black scurf, is a common fungus that attacks potatoes in the early season of their development. The pathoge... more »

Report Says Michigan Migrant Farmworkers Working in ‘Unconscionable’ Conditions

Thousands of migrant farmworkers in Michigan are living and working in "intolerable" and "unconscionable" conditions, according to a scathing report r... more »

UFW, Growers Push for Path to Citizenship for Undocumented Farm Workers

Supporters of immigration reform are making another push to pass a congressional bill that would give undocumented farm workers a path to permanent re... more »

Genesee, Orleans Say ‘No’ to Farm Labor Overtime Bill

County lawmakers in Genesee and Orleans counties on Wednesday both passed resolutions stating their opposition to a state proposal that would allow fa... more »

Seeding Change



Reports of the demise of the Russet Burbank may be a little premature, but there is a developing sense that the mighty variety is slowly be... more »


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