L.A. Times: Trump promised a ‘big beautiful door’ in his border wall. California farmers are ready and waiting

By |May 25th, 2017|

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From the Los Angeles Times:
More than 11,000 foreign guest workers like Betancourt were approved last year to harvest the lettuce,

Make the most of your mulch – Video

By |May 17th, 2017|

Pruning wood and mowing weeds can provide extra food for soil organisms that help keep trees healthy.

Tart cherries growers shake it up in the Northwest – Video

By |May 17th, 2017|

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Under the canopy, a mechanical claw reaches out to grasp the trunk, clamps and shakes violently, sending a cascade of

H-2A expands despite costs

By |May 11th, 2017|

Even with political questions, legal risks and high costs, growers across the U.S. continue to hire foreign guest workers.

Modernizing the nursery with machines

By |May 11th, 2017|

Improvements in machines bring increased adaptation.

EPA tightens workplace rules

By |May 2nd, 2017|

Agency introduces substantial updates to protection standards.

10 tips for hiring new workers

By |May 2nd, 2017|

Put in the work on hiring and entice your best to return

Wages, worries on the rise

By |May 2nd, 2017|

Minimum wage increases in key fruit producing states worry growers, packers.

Piece rate questions remain

By |May 2nd, 2017|

In Carranza v. Dovex, a class of farmworkers is suing their employer seeking separate payment for ‘time spent performing outside of picking work.’ There are reasons for growers to be concerned.

Let vigor be your guide : Video

By |April 19th, 2017|

Precision crop load management strategies lower risk and raise fruit quality.

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