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NY Farm Bureau launches job database to help farmers, workers

NY Farm Bureau launches job database to help farmers, workers Photo: New York Farmer Bureau.

WHECTV
Updated: May 20, 2020 04:53 AM
Created: May 20, 2020 04:28 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — An online database is helping farms hit hard by the pandemic connect with people looking for temporary work.

The New York Farm Bureau launched the Farmworker Relief Program on Tuesday. The bureau hopes it will serve as a resource to farms and farmers in order to keep staff on hand.

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People who are interested in becoming relief workers on a farm can fill out a form to be added to the database. Then farm owners are able to screen and hire the applicants.

If you are a farmer who is searching for a relief worker, you can log-in here to the NYFB website and view the potential candidates. 


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