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Farm and Food System Labor

Research, publications, and news on labor issues on farms and throughout the food system.

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Farm Labor Dashboard

Good decision-making around the type and amount of labor needed on a farm enhances quality of life and increases the likelihood farmers will successfully meet their financial goals.

In partnership with several other Universities, CIAS is helping build a Farm Labor Dashboard with tools and resources to help small and mid sized fruit and vegetable farms make informed labor decisions and improve their labor management know-how.

The Farm Labor Dashboard
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Labor and Domestic Fair Trade for Agriculture of the Middle

Even though market demand for regionally grown food is relatively strong, farmers remain price takers rather than price makers in most supply chains.

Given the labor shortage in agriculture, what can be done to improve labor conditions and wages?

Labor and Domestic Fair Trade for Agriculture of the Middle

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