Give feedback on crop insurance

By |January 29th, 2014|

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Washington State Department of Agriculture will hold listening sessions in February to [...]

Labor worries

By |January 21st, 2014|

Michigan is at the north end of the migrant stream.

Guest worker summit planned for labor conference

By |January 7th, 2014|

A half-day summit on how seasonal employers can best use the federal H-2A guest worker program to obtain a [...]

Meet Chris Britton, USApple chair

By |January 6th, 2014|

Securing an adequate workforce is the organization’s number-one priority.

Understanding how the Affordable Care Act affects growers

By |November 27th, 2013|

Ag employers and employees face a mandate to offer and have health insurance.

Good Point: The EEOC is targeting Pacific Northwest growers

By |November 18th, 2013|

Growers should be on alert for claims made by employees to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a federal agency [...]

Forum on immigration reform

By |September 20th, 2013|

The North Central Washington Immigration Reform Roundtable will present a forum on immigration reform at Wenatchee Valley College [...]

Deadline approaching for Affordable Care Act

By |September 16th, 2013|

The Washington Farm Labor Association reminds all agricultural employers, regardless of the number of their workers, that October 1 [...]

Leading by example

By |May 15th, 2013|

Servando Rodriguez manages the production of 400 acres of apples and cherries and 450 acres of wine grapes for [...]

Meet Washington State’s new agriculture director

By |April 15th, 2013|

Bud Hover’s road to directorship of the Washington State Department of Agriculture began in 1938 when his mother and [...]