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  1. Top Ag News
    5 Tips for Keeping Farm Workers Comfortable in Extreme Heat

    As a record-setting heat wave impacts much of the U.S., farm employees are often on the front lines of brutal outdoor working […]

    July 25, 2022
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    Study Shows As Farm Labor Costs Increase, Dairy Farms Show Increased Worker Efficiency

    Dating back to 2011, Cornell University has surveyed more than 100 New York farms to dig deeper into the impacts of the […]

    November 16, 2021
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    Don’t Get Caught in the Farm Labor Shortage, Start the Hiring Process Now

    Labor shortages aren’t only impacting restaurants and retail this year, they’re also impacting every sector of the food supply chain. From processors […]

    November 2, 2021
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    U.S. Lumber Prices Surge 359% as Sticker Shock Continues on Labor, Weather

    A combination of challenging wet weather in the Southeast where a lot of timber is logged for lumber in the domestic market […]

    May 4, 2021
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    Evolve Your Farm Workforce as Technology Advances

    Technology is changing how farmers manage their operations. It’s also creating demand for new skills and capabilities in the farm workforce. As […]

    April 19, 2021
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    House Takes Up Ag Labor Legislation Again

    Though it was first passed by the house in December 2019, the Farm Workhouse Modernization Act was reintroduced last week in the […]

    March 9, 2021
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    Dairy Farmers, Specialists Discuss ‘Justice Versus Economics’ in Farm Labor Decisions

    Labor is one of the biggest challenges facing a few sectors of agriculture right now. Recent changes like changing legislation, increased farmer […]

    February 9, 2021
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    Travel Ban Hampers Custom Harvester Hiring

    They already work with an extremely tight domestic labor pool, pushing them to hiring workers from abroad via the H-2A Guest Worker […]

    January 26, 2021
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    Labor, Infrastructure, Supply Chain Top Major Ag Issues — AFBF Convention

    Though the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to how light was shed on some of the issues, things like rural infrastructure (including rural broadband), […]

    January 13, 2021