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Trump Administration Takes Steps to Get Farmworkers into the Country

Figuring out how to get enough workers to keep the American agriculture industry going has... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 31, 2020
How Distilleries Are Stepping Up to Help Flatten the Curve

Marty Derks wouldn’t usually spend eight hours on a Sunday grinding corn, but the Canadian... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 30, 2020
Do Farmers Know What Pesticides Are Coating Their Seeds?

Pesticide-coated seeds are one of the most efficient—and thus popular—ways to get that pesticide treatment... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 26, 2020
US Meat Plant Worker Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Well, it was bound to happen. With COVID-19 causing both massive runs on food in... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 24, 2020
COVID-19 Could Cause $689-Million Decline in Sales for Farmers

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic will send shockwaves throughout the economy, but farmers... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 22, 2020
USDA Looks to Fill Labor Shortage With H-2A Workers Already Here

The American agricultural system depends on farmworker labor from outside the country. But in the... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 20, 2020
USDA Is Dealing With a Positive Coronavirus Test at Its Headquarters

In these early-ish days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government is still working to figure... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 19, 2020
Farmers Brace as State Department Pauses Visa Applications for Mexican Workers

American farmers who depend on seasonal workers are scrambling after the State Department halted new... (more)

Alex Robinson
March 18, 2020
Your Farm-Related COVID-19 News Roundup

The global COVID-19 pandemic is already disrupting the way farmers make a living from Anantapur,... (more)

Modern Farmer
March 17, 2020
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