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.

Growers, supervisors look to ease immigration concerns

By |May 7th, 2017|

Trying to calm fears among workers.

Prepare new leaders for success

By |May 7th, 2017|

For best results, coach new crew bosses the ways of management.

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.

Grower says bloom thinning by hand gets the results he wants

By |April 19th, 2017|

Let hands take hold

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