News Archives - Modern Farmer
This Bill Could Help Alleviate Agriculture’s Labor Shortage

States and agricultural associations are calling on the US Senate to pass the Farm Workforce... (more)

Shea Swenson
September 4, 2022
California Farmworkers Embark on 335-Mile March for Voting Rights

The United Farm Workers union set out for a 24-day march from Delano to Sacramento,... (more)

Shea Swenson
August 3, 2022
American Agriculture’s Reliance on Foreign Workers Surges

The number of positions filled by H-2A temporary workers has continued to increase year over... (more)

Shea Swenson
May 26, 2022
The Meatpacking Industry Drafted Trump’s 2020 Order to Keep Plants Open At...

A new report includes emails showing that Tyson Foods authored a version of President Trump’s... (more)

Madison McVan
May 13, 2022
How Would a Potential Dockworkers’ Strike Affect Agriculture?

There’s turmoil at two of the busiest ports in the country.

Dan Nosowitz
April 5, 2022
Industry Report Shows Nearly One-Third of All American Jobs Tied to Food...

The annual Feeding the Economy report highlights the vital role of the industry.

Emily Baron Cadloff
March 22, 2022
Maine Governor Denies Farmworkers the Right to Unionize

The reasoning? She feared it would discourage the growth of farms.

Dan Nosowitz
January 13, 2022
H-2A Farmworkers Will See Wage Increases This Year

In 2020, the Trump administration froze wages for foreign farmworkers. Last month, a lawsuit overturned... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
January 4, 2022
This Year in Food and Farming

A recap of 2021, a year filled with equal parts hope and disappointment.

Dan Nosowitz
December 23, 2021
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