by Aviva Shen Posted on May 14, 2014
Children as young as 7 years old are picking tobacco under blazing heat and dangerous conditions.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on April 29, 2014
Undocumented farm workers in Fresno County are especially in need of health care in part because their jobs are killing them.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on September 6, 2013
One senator from California is standing up for migrant farm workers by asking the government to grant them a deportation reprieve.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on September 5, 2013 Updated: September 5, 2013
A Republican congressman thinks that migrant farm workers are not poorly treated because they can, in theory, be paid well.
by Katie Valentine Posted on August 28, 2013 Updated: August 28, 2013
But a new report argues that simple farming practices could help crops withstand extreme weather.
by Cameron Davis - Guest Contributor Posted on August 14, 2013 Updated: August 14, 2013
Onerous state immigration laws, aggressive enforcement, and an aging immigrant workforce have strained the agricultural industry, threatening to put some farms out of business and leaving many farmers in desperate need of a new flow of labor.