Internship project will insure interns and small farms
|By Rick Steigmeyer, The Wenatchee World, Wash.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
Under the project, interns will have worker's compensation protection as they work in farming activities.
Previously, small farms exchanged informal on-farm education for stipend or volunteer labor without insurance to protect against injury, putting both farms and workers at risk, according to a Labor & Industries press release.
Farms with annual sale of less than
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