Labor

Farmworker group honors ag’s unsung heroes

A farmworkers organization has honored notable farmworkers. Maria de Sagrario Iglesias of FirstFruits Farms has been named the winner of the first Grow the Good Farmworker of the Year Award. The... more »

DOL H-2A lawsuit supported by ag employer group

An ag employers group is coming out in support of a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Labor’s new H-2A regulations. The Southeastern Legal Foundation (SLF) announced its representation of a ... more »

Georgia growers group joins DOL lawsuit

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) has added itself to a coalition of produce growers, farmers, and State Attorneys General to bring suit against the Department of Labor chall... more »

Ag employers group to brainstorm for farmworker education 

An ag employers group wants to brainstorm the industry for ideas on how to help farmworkers receive educations. The National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) is planning to host a special l... more »
IFPA International Fresh Produce Association

IFPA Washington conference previewed 

The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) is gearing up for its annual Washington Conference, set to take place in the first week of June. The event promises to be focused on advocacy, net... more »
Equitable Food Initiative EFI May mental health awareness

EFI promotes May farmworker mental health awareness month

Equitable Food Initiative (EFI), a farmworkers organization, is spotlighting Mental Health Awareness Month in May. EFI, the capacity-building and certification organization that partners with growe... more »

Registration opens for Georgia ag labor relations forum

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association’s labor seminar returns this year but at a different time of the year. The Georgia Ag Labor Relations Forum is scheduled for Aug. 20-21 and ret... more »

Georgia group comments on H-2A rules, farm bill

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) is weighing in on the Department of Labor’s H-2A rules and the 2024 farm bill legislation. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) rules fur... more »

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