In Florida harvest most farmworkers will be migrants – WMNF

In Florida harvest most farmworkers will be migrants
WMNF
… for many of the state's most important fruits and vegetables is approaching — during the fall, winter and spring; that means a spike in demand for seasonal farmworkers. Many of them are migrants. But will there be enough workers to harvest Florida

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Tragic harvest: Deaths on the rise on Minnesota family farms – Minneapolis Star Tribune


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Tragic harvest: Deaths on the rise on Minnesota family farms
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Steps to address safety problems at the federal level have stalled, most recently in 2014 when Congress forced the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration to curtail a campaign to reduce grain bin deaths. Farming remains one of the most

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4 Labor-Intensive Crops Farmers Wish They Had Robots To Harvest – NPR


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4 Labor-Intensive Crops Farmers Wish They Had Robots To Harvest
NPR
Machines don't yet exist for these crops because there have been ample people to do the work, and because it's hard to design machines that can cut or pick the fruit or vegetables without squishing or damaging them too much. But as immigration policy

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Seafood from slaves: Forced-labor fish harvest enters U.S. supply chain – MLive.com


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Seafood from slaves: Forced-labor fish harvest enters U.S. supply chain
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BENJINA, Indonesia — The Burmese slaves sat on the floor and stared through the rusty bars of their locked cage, hidden on a tiny tropical island thousands of miles from home. Just a few yards away, other workers loaded cargo ships with slave-caught …
AP exposes seafood trade slavery in Southeast AsiaThe Spokesman Review

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Seafood from slaves: Forced-labor fish harvest enters U.S. supply chain – MLive.com


MLive.com
Seafood from slaves: Forced-labor fish harvest enters U.S. supply chain
MLive.com
BENJINA, Indonesia — The Burmese slaves sat on the floor and stared through the rusty bars of their locked cage, hidden on a tiny tropical island thousands of miles from home. Just a few yards away, other workers loaded cargo ships with slave-caught …
AP exposes seafood trade slavery in Southeast AsiaThe Spokesman Review

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Remembering “Harvest of Shame” – Mother Earth News

Remembering "Harvest of Shame"
Mother Earth News
Many of these scenes are far from pretty, children left unattended and uneducated while their parents go work in the fields all day harvesting vegetables and fruit for little pay, families of six living in their cars sleeping in the woods on the side

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How Will Bad Hazelnut Harvest Affect Nutella? – Bloomberg

How Will Bad Hazelnut Harvest Affect Nutella?
Bloomberg
What is interesting is that in any jar of nutella, haseltine — hazelnut is the third ingredient behind sugar and palm oil. Which is bad news, by the way. There are a lot of issues around endangered species and deforestation of where they get the palm

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Immigration crisis at border afflicts heartland harvest – Charlotte Observer

Immigration crisis at border afflicts heartland harvest
Charlotte Observer
States farther away from the U.S.-Mexico border, though, are reckoning with a different set of challenges: a skimpy agriculture labor market and cumbersome immigrant-worker programs that go unfixed amid partisan gridlock on Capitol Hill. … anybody

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Lawsuit alleges more than 250 labor violations during Maine blueberry harvest – Press Herald

Lawsuit alleges more than 250 labor violations during Maine blueberry harvest
Press Herald
Eighteen migrant workers who came to Maine for the blueberry harvest have filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against a farm labor recruiter, two blueberry businesses and several housing providers, saying they were not paid for much of their work

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Exploring Freedom In Harvest Moon – Game Informer


Game Informer
Exploring Freedom In Harvest Moon
Game Informer
Hoe land, plant seeds, water crops, milk cows – these chores need to be done, but players are free to experiment and develop their own routines. Determining how to approach your menial labor is surprisingly enjoyable, but it's only a small part of the

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