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Labor

Featured stories covering labor in this issue.

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H-2A expands despite costs

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

  • International Fruit Tree Association 60th annual conference

Modernizing the nursery with machines

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Improvements in machines bring increased adaptation.

  • International Fruit Tree Association 60th annual conference

Grower shares family’s succession story

May 11th, 2017|0 Comments

Planning for the future

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What’s next with FSMA?

May 10th, 2017|0 Comments

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Most regulations tied to passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act won’t take effect until January 2018, but that doesn’t mean growers and packers can

  • 2017 FSMA Water Quality Testing Workshop

Food safety answers: What’s in your water? — Videos

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Questions abound about implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act. To keep you abreast of the latest information, Good Fruit Grower, in cooperation with industry

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New model forecasts grapevine bud break, bloom and veraison

May 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Data dynamics: Predicting phenology

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Climate change is complicated for grape growers

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Wine grape growers share thoughts on how climate changes will impact vineyards.

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Growers, supervisors look to ease immigration concerns

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Trying to calm fears among workers.

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Prepare new leaders for success

May 7th, 2017|0 Comments

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

  • Pesticide decontamination

EPA tightens workplace rules

May 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Agency introduces substantial updates to protection standards.

  • Vineyard winter pruning

10 tips for hiring new workers

May 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

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

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Piece rate questions remain

May 2nd, 2017|1 Comment

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.