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Gastelum Says Focus Will Be Labor Advocacy and Relationships
Gastelum Says Focus Will Be Labor Advocacy and Relationships
WAFLA’s new CEO says he’s looking forward to representing farm workers and an industry that has been a big part of his entire life.  Enrique Gastelum took over leadership of the organization this spring, and says one of his biggest priorities is showing those in the farming community, and those outside the industry, the important role H-2A plays.  Gastelum says the v...
Northwest Farmers Lean On Senate To Pass FWMA
Northwest Farmers Lean On Senate To Pass FWMA
Farmers need labor certainty from the H-2A guestworker program.  After years of working for reforms, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act is the best chance for agriculture to receive the labor it needs.  Shay Myers is a third generation farmer, and owner of Idaho’s Owyhee Produce a vertically integrated family farm, growing, packing and marketing nine different consumer crops, from asparagus to w

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