Unifrutti partners with Tevel for AI harvesting in Chile- General News
In a first-ever collaboration, the face of the fruit industry in Chile is being revolutionized as A.I.-driven robots pick apples in Linares. This remarkable endeavor is the result of a partnership between Tevel, an Israeli robotics startup, and Unifrutti, offering a glimpse into the future of the agriculture industry.
Labor contractor Garza Labor rebrands- General News
Garza Labor, a nationwide labor contractor headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has undergone a brand refresh to reflect its ongoing commitment to improving labor practices and exceeding state and federal standards for labor employment.
Lipman donates $3MM to migrant children education- General News
Lipman Family Farms is proud to have presented a check for $3 million to the Redlands Christian Migrant Association’s (RCMA) Immokalee Community Academy.
Stemilt showcases EFI team projects for Farmworker’s Awareness week- General News
Stemilt is celebrating Farmworker’s Awareness Week by sharing the key role farmworker’s play in its success and reflecting on the continuous improvement projects led by EFI leadership teams that improve safety and work experience for Stemilters in the field and packing operations.
New AEWR rates challenged in Congress- Analysis
The adverse effect wage rates (AEWR) recently issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) are facing a legislative challenge.
Stemilter’s Day: a celebration of culture and sustainability- General News
On March 20, Stemilt celebrated its second annual Stemilter’s Day to recognize the hard work that nearly 4,000 team members put into growing and producing high-quality fresh fruit every day.
USApple board brings trade, ag labor message to White House- General News
The U.S. Apple Association’s Board of Directors met this morning with White House policy staff at the White House to discuss critical issues impacting the apple industry.
Clarifying the new AEWR rules- Analysis
The federal H-2A guestworker program is widely loathed by agricultural interests. One reason is the adverse effect wage rate (AEWR).
IFPA criticizes Department of Labor H-2A wage revisions- General News
The Department of Labor released the Final Rule regarding the Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) for H-2A employers yesterday delivering the latest in a series of burdensome regulations directly impacting the fresh produce industry.
Instacart Business promises efficiency and savings to companies- General News
Instacart, the leading grocery technology company in North America, today announced the launch of Instacart Business, a new business-focused offering that brings the best of Instacart to businesses with features designed to help them save on costs, time, and resources.