Pa. Dept. of Ag Outlines Update Farm Labor Requirements
April 23, 2020
On April 21, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture provided farmers who provide housing to their workforce – be it domestic, migrant, or guest H-2A workers – with enhanced requirements for seasonal farm labor to maintain a healthy agriculture workforce to ensure necessary farm labor can continue during COVID-19 mitigation in Pennsylvania.
The following are some examples of necessary provisions to maintain the health and safety of seasonal farm workers:
• Per CDC recommendations, there should be a minimum of six feet between beds;
• Beds should be positioned so that workers...