Tag: agriculture

  • 9 Futuristic Jobs We Could See By 2030

    9 Futuristic Jobs We Could See By 2030

    Tele-surgeon, anyone?

    A Canadian nonprofit partnered with over 40 leaders to better understand the future of their respective fields. Here are some of the crazy jobs to come. Continue Reading

  • 7 Noisiest Careers In America

    7 Noisiest Careers In America

    By Beth Braccio Hering A loud work environment isn't just annoying and stressful -- it can have long-term consequences. According to Audicus Hearing Aids, an estimated 30 million Americans are exposed to hazardous noise on the job, and up to 60 percent of workers in certain fields experience hearing loss by age... Continue Reading

  • Calif. Group Seeks To Interest Blacks In Farming

    Calif. Group Seeks To Interest Blacks In Farming

    By GOSIA WOZNIACKA FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- As the sun rises on tilled soil on the outskirts of Fresno, Calif., Mori Vance bends to pick black eyed peas, then disappears among towering okra bushes. Vance, who is African-American, is harvesting her first crop with several other novice black farmers, all hoping... Continue Reading

  • The Most Dangerous Jobs In America

    The Most Dangerous Jobs In America

    As a country, we might not be getting any richer, but we are getting safer -- and apparently a lot less hostile. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' annual report on workplace fatalities, 4,547 people died on the job last year. This preliminary number is slightly lower than the 4,551 fatal injuries... Continue Reading

  • Farm Workers Entitled To Nearly $2 Million

    Farm Workers Entitled To Nearly $2 Million

    A federal appeals court awarded nearly $2 million on Wednesday to more than 600 Latino farm workers who accused a farm labor contractor and two Washington state growers of violating federal labor laws. Continue Reading