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Panetta invites farmworker to State of the Union

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

U.S. representative Jimmy Panetta, D-Calif., whose district includes Salinas and other fresh produce growing areas, has invited a farmworker as guest to the State of the Union address.

12:49PM Dec 16, 2019

Why Farm Bureau Didn’t Support The House Labor Bill

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor

While the American Farm Bureau Federation recognizes an ag labor solution is an urgent need, they saw some key issues with the House bill they hope to resolve in the

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18:48PM Dec 11, 2019

House passes farm labor bill; industry shifts focus to Senate

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act Dec. 11.

18:05PM Dec 11, 2019

House of Representatives Passes Farm Workforce Bill

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor

On Wednesday, 34 Republicans joined 226 Democrats passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (H.R. 5038).

15:40PM Nov 26, 2019

Fair Oaks Farms: Letting Machines Do the Milking

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

Producers look at Washington to see if any farm labor or immigration laws will be passed to help the ag industry. Fair Oaks Farms in Northern Indiana, is moving towards

11:36AM Nov 25, 2019

Fair Oaks Farms Details Changes Following Animal Abuse Allegations

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

Fair Oaks Farms co-founder and owner sits down for a one-on-one interview. It's been nearly six months since the farm's reputation was stung after animal activists released undercover videos of

16:21PM Oct 30, 2019

Produce groups support farm labor law, will seek improvements

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Drawing broad bipartisan and industry support, House lawmakers on Oct. 30 introduced the Farm Workforce Modernization Act.