Labor Issues

House Ag Committee seeks input from growers

The U.S. House Agriculture Committee has created a bipartisan Agricultural Labor Working Group and is asking growers of specialty crops and other comm... more »

House committee hopes for answers on DOL H-2A delays

U.S. House and Senate Republicans are questioning the Department of Labor about what they say are “substantial delays” in processing agricultural ... more »

Working with a changing labor force

The U.S. has record low unemployment, currently around 3.5%, but our industry is still feeling the shortage of workers. According to the 2022 Greenhou... more »

Hort Americas and Agrifast Partner to Tackle Industry Issues

In a move to address agriculture’s mounting labor problems, while also providing a more environmentally sustainable solution, Hort Americas announce... more »

AmericanHort’s Labor and Employment Survey Results Available Now

Workforce development and labor availability is one of the issues AmericanHort’s advocacy team works to address to better meet the needs of the gree... more »

Management — The Forecast for Workforce Issues

As a “frustrated wannabe meteorologist” who couldn’t handle the requisite physics classes, I often turn to weather analogies to describe dynamic... more »

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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.