Grape canopy control

By |February 8th, 2016|

Juice grape growers can manage size of vines with pruning, irrigation and maybe some thinning.

Washington Association offers Spanish language training workshops

By |February 4th, 2016|

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The Washington State Tree Fruit Association is hosting a series of educational training workshops in collaboration with its industry partners,

Lawyer asks: can the EEOC be an ally of fruit industry?

By |January 29th, 2016|

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As a prominent Washington grower agrees to pay a fine, its lawyer asks why can’t U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,

H-2A is expensive but essential

By |January 28th, 2016|

McDougall and Sons takes pride in its housing camps.

Avoiding heat-related illness

By |December 28th, 2015|

Study finds workers paid piece rate tend to work harder and take fewer breaks, increasing the risk of heat-related illness symptoms.

Funds issued for more farmworker housing in Washington State

By |December 3rd, 2015|

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The state of Washington today awarded the Washington Growers League $3 million to build a seasonal farmworker housing complex in

Farm labor workshops start Nov. 16

By |November 6th, 2015|

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The Washington Growers League and the law firm of Stokes Lawrence Velikanje Moore and Shore are sponsoring farm labor workshops

Australia’s hort industry sees refugees as possible workers

By |September 16th, 2015|

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Australia has announced plans to accept 12,000 refugees from Iraq and Syria, and the horticulture industry is eyeing the potential

Should you pay for travel time?

By |September 14th, 2015|

Travel time is not normally compensable, but there are exceptions.

Webinar scheduled as worker survey heads to Washington growers

By |September 4th, 2015|

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The Washington Farm Labor Association is providing a webinar for growers who will be surveyed this month about foreign worker

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