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Stories Tagged "Hispanics"

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Program Trains Farmworkers To Be Organic Farmers

posted on December 7, 2012 at 11:41 AM

By learning crop planning, production, marketing and distribution, farmworkers learn skills that can help them move up the job ladder. Full Story

USDA Discrimination Claims Process Opens

posted on September 28, 2012 at 12:47 PM

The claims process offers an alternative to litigation for Hispanic and female farmers and ranchers. Full Story

Hispanic Farmers Fight to Sue FDA

posted on October 23, 2009 at 3:10 PM

SALINAS, Calif (AP) — In their straw hats, rolled up sleeves and work boots, a dozen or so Latinos gathered by a field of ripening strawberries still look like farmers. Full Story

Vilsack Hears Discrimination Concerns

posted on October 2, 2009 at 8:10 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M (AP) — After years of watching white farmers receive timely loans and service, Virginia Garcia and her husband lost their Las Cruces farm 20 years ago due to what they claim were discriminatory practices by the U.S. Full Story


posted on August 3, 2001 at 8:08 PM

Can you say, "Dulce de Leche McFlurry?" McDonald's fast-food restaurant can and hopes the McFlurry, with caramelized, sweetened condensed milk will bring more Hispanics … and "dinero" … to its South Florida operations. Full Story

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