More than 500 agricultural safety and human resource professionals, farm managers and supervisors, labor contractors and farm owners are expected to converge on the Hyatt Regency in Monterey, Californ... more »
The American Farm Bureau Federation in late January wrapped up its 105th Annual Convention in Salt Lake City by approving policy changes to guide the organization’s legislative and regulatory priori... more »
A new customizable audit tool released by Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) is designed to alleviate audit fatigue and streamline the certification process.
EFI, the capacity-building and certificati... more »
Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) is celebrating a year of progress in 2023 toward its mission to offer a full suite of supply chain assurance programs to the fresh produce industry.
EFI, the capacit... more »
As of Dec. 19, 2024, the USDA has extended the deadline for the Farm Labor Stabilization and Protection Pilot Program (FLSP). Applications must be submitted electronically through grants.gov by 11:59 ... more »
Fresh produce industry stakeholders came together to launch the Ethical Charter Implementation Program (ECIP) in early November.
The program aims to recognize and strengthen engagement around labor... more »
The USDA Farm Service Agency of Georgia is offering a webinar on the Farm Labor Stabilization and Protection Pilot (FLSP) program. The webinar will be 11 a.m. to noon Eastern, Dec. 5.
Arthur Tripp,... more »
Growers are bracing to pay more – around 7% – for their crews in the coming year.
The Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) for the H-2A program is expected to rise, based on the results of USDA's Fa... more »