What’s so wrong with H-2A anyway?

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In a recent declaration for Thurston County litigation, Erik Nicholson, Vice President of the United Farm Workers of America, wrote the goal of Familias Unidas por las Justicia (FUJ) is to “end the federal H2A program in Washington and believes … Read More

A Family Harvest

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  .By Kim Baldwin @kimraybaldwin As the days wound down in June, wheat harvest had just begun for our family. It’s a late harvest this year, but we were glad we are able to get into the fields to harvest … Read More

Inslee to revise COVID-19 rules for farms

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  Washington Gov. Jay Inslee plans to amend COVID-19 safety rules for agriculture next week, according to his spokeswoman. The governor’s office has been looking at proposals by the Washington Farm Bureau on modifying the regulations, the spokeswoman said Thursday. … Read More

Lessons from COVID-19

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  Credit: cjuneau / CC BY 2.0 It was such an honor for me to be appointed by President Trump in April to represent agriculture on the industry group focused on economic revival following the COVID-19 pandemic. It was recognition of … Read More

We Farm, We Vote!

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In a normal year, we would have seen much more activity by presidential and congressional campaigns by this point. There’s less than five months left until Election Day, Nov. 3, and things are beginning to get back to normal post-COVID-19, … Read More

Taking Control in Stressful Times

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To say that 2020 has been stressful would be an understatement. We started the year with weather disasters, then followed that up with COVID-19 and now we are saddened to watch the social unrest that’s happening across our country. For … Read More

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