First-in-the-nation bills would expand paid sick leave, provide hazard pay and subsidies for child care.
AB 1783, introduced by Assemblyman Robert Rivas, is expected to streamline the process to build farmworker housing on agricultural land.
Over half of participants said they have been unable to hire employees at some point during the last five years.
AB 1783 expected to make it easier to house farmworkers on agricultural land.
"We must ensure that California's farmworkers and their children have the chance at a better life, and a brighter future," Rivas said.
Ag Commissioner says local farmers are interested and have inquired about purchasing property.
"This bill provides these men and women with a way to earn their citizenship by contributing to our agriculture and our communities," Panetta said.
If passed, plan would reduce county’s share of surface water.
The ranch hosts a course on holistic management practices
USDA can help fund debris removal, cropland restoration and structural repair
The Pajaro Compass Network will involve community members in the conservation of the Pajaro River Watershed