In January, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a new bill to reform immigration laws. But according to OAN Executive Director Jeff Stone, the bill as presently constituted would leave agriculture sectors, including nurseries, far short of the workers they need. Among its requirements, the bill would force all employers to implement the […]
October is upon us — the release of summer’s long grip on our operations, leaves rapidly changing into a wonder of colors, crisp mornings and celebrations of Columbus Day and Canadian Thanksgiving. It is difficult not to write about all the tumult happening around our great nation. It is not the first time nor the […]
The May 2017 issue of Digger looks at three of the major issues facing the horticulture industry’s future.
OAN is working for solutions to the immigration and labor issues that plague the industry today.
A is for April — and Annuals.
Protect your business with this 10-point plan in the event of an ICE inspection.
Major groups work together to maximize Oregon’s water resources.
U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Tuesday waved the white flag on a Republican attempt to nix the president’s executive actions on immigration.
The U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives are facing a midnight Friday (Feb. 27) deadline to extend funding for the federal Department of Homeland Security and avert a shutdown of that agency.
A federal judge in Brownsville, Texas, on the U.S./Mexico border, late Monday halted President Barack Obama’s executive orders on immigration. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen’s ruling temporarily suspends Obama’s orders, which would have shielded upwards of four million immigrants from deportation and provided access to work permits. The lawsuit, filed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott […]