09:43AM Sep 26, 2019

Fate of H-2A reform legislation uncertain

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor
PALM BEACH, Fla. — It is a 50-50 chance that bipartisan legislation to reform key aspects of the H-2A guest worker program will be considered by Congress this fall, says
10:06AM Sep 20, 2019

U.S. Department of Labor issues final rule to modernize H-2A program

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a final rule that will allow agricultural employers to advertise for domestic workers online rather than in a newspaper before they turn to
14:15PM Sep 18, 2019

Better trade news on its way, Sonny Perdue says

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor
While stating that the China trade war “is what it is,” Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told attendees of the United Fresh Washington Conference that a new trade agreement with Japan
16:07PM Sep 17, 2019

Immigration, trade draw heavy focus at Washington Conference

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Immigration reform, trade and child nutrition reauthorization grabbed the top talking points at the United Fresh Washington Conference’s March on Capitol Hill.
15:39PM Aug 12, 2019

H-2A Changes Could Fill Gap

Rhonda Brooks
AgWeb Contributor
Proposed rule to speed up hiring
09:57AM Jul 23, 2019

U.S., Guatemala, H-2A program addresses ‘irregular migration’

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
UPDATED: The U.S. and Guatemala are pursuing a program to boost H-2A workers from that country, in an effort to stem what the Department of Homeland Security calls irregular migration
16:14PM Jul 19, 2019

Packer Insight — H-2A, cotton candy grapes and yellow dragon fruit

Ashley Nickle
Staff Writer, The Packer
Tom Karst joins Ashley Nickle to discuss news of the week, from the latest developments on the H-2A immigration program to updates on some specialty produce items that shoppers will