January 1st 2012 Issue

More rules proposed on child labor

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Proposed new rules from the federal Department of Labor would further restrict the kind of work young people may do

Georgia peach growers use H-2A

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Peach growers were conspicuously absent from the list of fruit and vegetable producers who suffered crop losses when some 11,000

H-2A is not for everyone

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One of the biggest of the many problems with the H-2A foreign guest-worker program, from the grower’s point of view,

H-2A program requirements

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The federal H-2A foreign guest-worker program allows employers who are short of workers to bring people into the United States

Last Bite — A cherry with royal titles

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The Napoleon cherry, a light, yellow-skinned variety, has been called different names through the centuries, several of them relating to

Grape calculators revised

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The online Northwest Grape Cost of Production Calculators, developed for wineries and vineyards, were recently updated to reflect today’s values.

The

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