Stories tagged: "Agriculture"


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Two Latino Farmworkers Demanded Overtime Pay, Now They’ve Made History

José Martínez-Cuevas and Patricia Aguilar, who both milked cows for DeRuyter Brothers Dairy, Inc. in Washington, sued for overtime pay. Their actions have changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of farmworkers.

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Florida Farmworkers Slam DeSantis: ‘He Could Have Used His Power to Prevent Spread of COVID-19’

As Florida continues to surge in coronavirus cases, farmworkers are the most vulnerable community in the state.

The Untold Story of Farmers in Florida
The Untold Story of Farmers in Florida

Farmers struggle to keep the food chain that feeds America going. The #2 industry in Florida is falling apart with no government support. We spent two days with 11 growers in what they call their "fields of dreams." This is what we learned.