ag labor

USDA launches FLSP Program

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 »

Higher AEWR rates coming

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 »

Industry labor practices recognized through Ethical Charter program

Fresh produce industry leaders have come together to design a program to recognize labor practices in the fresh produce industry. The Ethical Charter Implementation Program (ECIP) recognizes and st... more »
USDA Farm Labor Stabilization and Protection Pilot Program

USDA pilot program to help ag employers, farmworkers

Agricultural employers can begin to apply for a pilot program designed to address workforce challenges farmers and ranchers face. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing up to $65 ... more »

Ag employer labor forum registration opens

The National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE) has opened registration for the 10th annual Ag Labor Forum. The event is scheduled for Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 at the M Resort outside of Las Vegas,... more »

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