13:01PM Jul 27, 2020

USDA adds online H-2A resources to ease hiring

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has updated the website with features designed to help growers hire workers through the H-2A program.

22:17PM Jun 23, 2020

Trump spares H-2A program in latest immigration pause

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

President Trump’s latest move to extend the suspension of certain visas through the end of the year won’t affect the H-2A guest agricultural worker program, Richard Owen says.

15:08PM Jun 08, 2020

How to Lead Through Crisis

Elizabeth Griffith
AgWeb Contributor

Anyone can lead through periods of calm. When we have great milk prices, healthy calves, and perfect weather, leading is easy.

13:40PM Jun 03, 2020

How to Talk to Team Members About Poor Performance

Sara Schafer
Sara Schafer

Every team has one. That employee who is not contributing his or her fair share. As the boss, you must coach this employee to be an all-star — or show

02:29AM May 07, 2020

Working through worker-management issues during COVID-19

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The value of strong relationships between farmworkers and management has never been greater, Peter O'Driscoll and Vic Smith believe.

00:55AM May 06, 2020

Farm group concerned over movement restrictions on H-2A workers

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The National Council of Farmer Cooperatives is sounding the alarm about restrictions on the movement of H-2A workers within Mexico in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

08:34AM Apr 23, 2020

Trump’s executive order on immigration won’t stop H-2A workers

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on April 22 which puts a 60-day pause on immigration into the U.S.