Agriculture-based businesses across the Midwest and Great Plains that depend on immigrant labor are scrambling to keep their operations staffed.
"It keeps you from dying and it connects you." Alton Brown talks about food's power to connect, and how media and technology impact that relationship.
Irma smashed through some top areas of fruit and vegetable production, destroying half of the citrus crop in some areas and housing for seasonal workers.
Government statistics show a big increase in the number of foreign guest workers approved to work on American farms this year.
Ag Secretary Perdue says he’s hired a labor lawyer to help design the program that can help keep undocumented workers here, but remove criminals.
A new report from Johns Hopkins University says a lack of rights for undocumented farm workers threatens public health and the food system.
Immigration lawyers are getting calls from farmers looking for foreign "guest workers." Farmers worry they'll lose existing workers to an immigration crackdown.
As Trump takes office, those involved in California's huge farming industry are wondering how his hard-line stance will affect them.
With Donald Trump's victory, farmers are hoping to profit. But most rural Americans aren't farmers. Small towns have their own priorities.
Berry pickers in Washington state have formed one of the first farmworker unions to come along in many years.
Many farm workers call blueberries their favorite crop to pick, but it's a short season, and workers and their families have to keep moving.
For the third year in a row, the H-2A visa program is running behind. That's left farmers waiting for workers even as the harvest season is well underway.
Ahold USA became the largest conventional grocer in America to partner with the CIW's Fair Food Program, ensuring better rights for farmworkers.
Many farmers rely on a stable supply of migrant laborers to return year after year. That’s an incentive to provide safe housing.
A computer glitch has prevented the U.S. from issuing temporary work visas for more than a week, barring hundreds of farm workers from leaving Mexico.
Seventeen states want to block an immigration order that advocates say would lift fear of deportation for up to 450,000 undocumented farm workers.
Do you know what impact your produce has on the environment or the lives of the workers who farmed it? Whole Foods wants to help inform you.
California is suffering the worst drought in decades, and the repercussions are being felt nationwide.
Pediatricians have released a study warning against exposure to pesticides for children. One way to avoid them is to buy organic.