Research, publications, and news on labor issues on farms and throughout the food system.
This program builds on extensive research to provide professional development for current and aspiring farm managers to effectively lead work crews on organic vegetable farms.
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.Farm Labor Dashboard
This project explored ways agriculture in the US could improve working conditions, wages and social support for agricultural and other food workers.