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Labor Contingency Plans for Farm and Rural Employers Could be Critical

ISU Extension and Outreach offers five steps to help farm and food workers maintain a healthy labor force

AMES, Iowa – Although food and agriculture has been designated a critical industry by the federal government, those who work in these… Continue reading

Food and agricultural considered ‘Essential Critical Infrastructure’ under Whitmer’s Stay Home, Stay Safe Order

Under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order (EO 2020-21), directing all Michigan businesses and operations to temporarily suspend in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or protect life, Michigan’s food and agriculture industries and related… Continue reading