U.S. Sen. Alex Padilla of California is introducing a bill that would extend overtime pay to agricultural workers.
The U.S, especially industries like agriculture that are very laborious, has two paths forward to address policies halting immigration labor and amnesty.
Here are three Asian American and/or Pacific Islanders in American agriculture you need to know about and who should be celebrated for what they have done.
Farm labor, food prices, and new technology are all interconnected when it comes to the future of agriculture in the United States.
Intertwined by food, business, family and so much more, every day we pass by folks whose lives have been blessed because of the gift of amnesty.
With the farm labor shortage, it is more important than ever to attract those just starting to enter the workforce to the agricultural industry. Farming and agriculture are a booming industry, providing plenty of incentives for younger generations. Yet the industry still faces pushback from environmentalists. These misconceptions can deter the next generation — which […]
A new report from CoBank shows while the U.S. economy continues to grow, the agricultural industry is taking a hit with labor scarcity. Manual laborers are chasing higher wages offered in industries like transportation, construction, hospitality, and mining, forcing agriculture employers to increase wages at a faster rate to compete, according to the study from […]