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Labor

Featured stories covering labor in this issue.

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  • 2018 International Fruit Tree Association New Zealand Study Tour and Conference

Growing from good to great in New Zealand

May 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Return to basics aids grower in troubled block of Jazz apples.

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Better ways to manage vine vigor

May 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Georgia researcher shares three tips for controlling growth in grapevines.

  • Milbrandt Vineyards' Ancient Lakes and Wahluke Slope vineyards

Should you spend now to save later?

May 10th, 2018|0 Comments

As labor costs rise, investing in vineyard mechanization will become increasingly cost-effective.

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Growers facing dilemma over drifting sprays

May 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Worker housing close to orchards may need to be vacated during pesticide applications, for now.

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Building for the future in Michigan

May 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Orchard invests in energy-saving labor housing, wins award from governor.

  • H-2A worker housing

Getting creative with labor housing

May 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Agricultural employers seeking innovative ways to put up H-2A workers.

  • Washington IFTA 2015

Kids are all right when it comes to hiring

May 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Quirks and regulations aside, minors can help fill out labor ranks.

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Working day to data in the orchard

May 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Growers say keep it simple with data tools used to track workers.

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Roles are changing in crop consulting

May 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Crop consultants are venturing into new arenas with shifts in industry.

  • Blue Mountain Farms blueberry packing

Beating the labor blues

May 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Optical sorters are cutting labor costs for blueberry packing.

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What to do if there’s a strike

April 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Walkouts last year provide lessons on how to prepare for labor unrest.

  • IFTA Study Tour 2018

Bruno Simpson, a young grower from Nelson, New Zealand

April 29th, 2018|0 Comments

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family background / Bruno is the third generation of Waimea Nurseries and has been elected to the International New Varieties Network. Bruno is the son

  • Tips to work with H-2A

Here are some pointers for hiring H-2A workers

April 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Panelists offer insights about federal guest worker program from several years of experience.