Last week, many NALP members received devastating news. They were informed by the Department of Labor that they would not receive the H-2B workers they were counting on. This year, due to an unprecedented volume of applications, over 60% of seasonal businesses were unsuccessful in getting workers through the H-2B program. The pending seasonal labor […]
Written by: Heather Hansen of Washington Friends of Farms & Forests What began as the most onerous anti-pesticide bill before the Washington State Legislature in decades, now creates a work group to study pesticide application safety. Agricultural organizations in Washington went from opposed to support as the bill was amended.