Idaho Official Government Website

Agricultural/Migrant Workers/Farm Labor Contractors

U.S. Department of Labor

Foreign Labor Certification: Insures that admission of foreign workers into the U.S. will not adversely affect wages, opportunities and working conditions for U.S. citizens. Employers planning to bring foreign workers into the U.S. on a temporary work visa must apply for certification.


Idaho Department of Labor

Farmworker Services: Contractors who represent agricultural workers in securing employment in Idaho must register with the Idaho Department of Labor, obtain a license, be bonded and provide proof of insurance.  Farm labor contractors must also register with the Federal government. See U.S. Department of Labor above.


Idaho Department of Agriculture

Worker Protection Standard – reduces the potential for illness or injury from exposure to pesticides and other potentially harmful chemicals.


Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Agriculture resources


Social Security Administration

A Guide for Farmers, Growers, and Crew Leaders