Labor

USDA releases stats, hired workers down and wage rates up

The USDA reported that there were 776,000 workers hired directly by farm operators on the nation's farms and ranches during the week of Oct. 8-14, 202... more »

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 »

AmericanHort’s 3-part webinar series on navigating H-2A and H-2B starts tomorrow

AmericanHort's three-part Mastery Series provides an opportunity to really dig into the subject matter with leading industry experts. Walk away with i... 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 »