News & Updates

COVID Housing Guidance For H2A Workers in 2022

As farmers prepare for H2A workers to arrive for the 2022 season, it is important to know the guidelines for housing them as the COVID virus continues to spread. MFBF met with the state Monitor Advocate and the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) to confirm any changes to…

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Ag Labor Must Be Exempt From Travel Restrictions

The American Farm Bureau Federation, along with more than 60 other agriculture groups, sent a letter to the Biden administration requesting that agricultural workers be exempted from travel restrictions from South Africa. The “Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants…

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