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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
U.S. Capitol
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.
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.