Free Face Masks Available To Oregon Ag Community

To help the front lines of the Oregon Ag community, the state Department of Agriculture and Oregon State University Extension have announced a partnership to distribute face covers around the state. The KN95 masks are available to farmworkers, ranchers, farmers, fishers, food processors and other farm contractors to protect essential workers. ODA and OSU have […]

Farm Bureau Distributing Face Masks to Washington Farm Workers

The Washington Farm Bureau is looking to help farmers comply with state coronavirus regulations. The Farm Bureau is distributing 500,000 washable cloth face masks to farm employees across the state to help protect against the spread of COVID-19. These masks are provided and delivered at no cost to the farmers who request them or the […]

Perrone: Impact Of Coronavirus Not Letting Up

Workers in the meatpacking industries have been on the frontlines during the COVID-19 outbreak. Many of those workers are members of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union. UFCW President Marc Perrone said the coronavirus pandemic is still going strong and hitting their members, as well as non-union workers, very hard. “Contrary to some […]