Automated pruning with robotics

By |April 13th, 2015|

Robots can follow pruning rules as well as humans, but a key was writing the rules.

What should growers do before the piece rate ruling?

By |March 17th, 2015|

Attorneys suggest how to protect yourself from being sued.

Millions of dollars at stake in piece-rate case

By |March 17th, 2015|

Workers and employers can attend Washington State Supreme Court hearing in Toppenish on payment for rest breaks.

Ag job fairs planned in Eastern Washington

By |February 26th, 2015|

Agricultural job fairs have been announced for three communities in Eastern Washington centered on educating Spanish speaking workers about [...]

Worker education is a priority at Klipsun Vineyards

By |February 10th, 2015|

Lots of eyes in the vineyard help Julia Kock stay on top of things.

Hands-on winemaking: Owen Roe

By |February 5th, 2015|

O’Reilly’s minimalist approach to winemaking is labor intensive.

Packing apples in Italy

By |January 22nd, 2015|

Presizing and presorting apples into storage changes the way apples are packed in Italy.

Washington Growers League meets Jan. 22 in Yakima

By |January 13th, 2015|

The Washington Growers League will hold its 2015 Annual Meeting and Labor Conference on Thursday, January 22 from 8:00 [...]

Associations seek grower support in piece-rate case

By |January 6th, 2015|

Two associations are asking tree fruit growers to help defend a Washington State Supreme Court case regarding extra pay [...]

Order on immigration

By |January 5th, 2015|

Executive Order is not the answer to ag’s labor problems, but it does help.