An ambassador of Mexico says the nation is prepared to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement and seeks to restart a guest-worker system.
Vineyard mechanization was a heavily discussed topic at the annual Sustainable Ag Expo in San Luis Obispo. One local vineyard has almost been forced to adopt the technology because of …
The H-2A program has grown exponentially over the last seven years, especially in California, showing history repeating itself in the agriculture labor sector.
Everett Griner talks about the declining farm workforce in today’s Agri View.
Monterey County is a few months into a new pesticide pilot program that aims to protect farm workers. The project sets to clear up any confusion on where chemicals are …
Everett Griner talks about California producers looking to technology to help with the labor problem in today’s Agri View.
California’s Democratic Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that would raise the state’s farmworker wages for overtime. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the United Farm Workers supported the legislation, …
California Governor Jerry Brown signed the ag overtime bill, Assembly Bill 1066, which will phase in new overtime rules for agricultural employees over the next four years.
Everett Griner talks about producers need a working labor program in today’s Agri View.
Everett Griner talks about farm labor among the most dangerous in today’s Agri View.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he will give a major speech on immigration Wednesday (today) in Arizona. The Hagstrom Report says Trump appears to be softening his stance against …
As the state sat divided and waited for an outcome, the California Assembly voted to pass the farm worker overtime bill AB1066.
There are twice as many farmworkers as there are farm jobs in California, according to an analysis published online in California Agriculture journal.
Everett Griner talks about solving the farm labor problem in today’s Agri View.