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labor laws


Urban Ag home | Table of contents Managing the human part of a farm is likely to be the most complex part of a farmer’s work, and is likely to require skills outside the prior experience of many farmers. Plan how to minimize physical health and safety risks, including equipment-related injuries,...

Employees and volunteers

Urban Ag home | Table of contents A farmer has certain responsibilities towards anyone working on their farm, which are legally defined by local, state, and federal labor laws. It is important to understand that there are important legal differences between employees and volunteers. Additionally,...
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