farm worker

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: worker - a hired hand on a farmfarm worker - a hired hand on a farm    
dairymaid, milkmaid - a woman who works in a dairy
dairyman - a man who works in a dairy
farmerette - a woman working on a farm
gleaner - someone who picks up grain left in the field by the harvesters
harvester, reaper - someone who helps to gather the harvest
hired hand, hired man, hand - a hired laborer on a farm or ranch; "the hired hand fixed the railing"; "a ranch hand"
picker - someone who gathers crops or fruits etc.
ploughman, plower, plowman - a man who plows
waterer - someone who waters plants or crops
weeder - a farmhand hired to remove weeds
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Another Egyptian farm worker, Hasnin Mohammad, said he often moves quickly from one palm tree to the other, but not without regard to important safety measures.
"I had noticed that when a farmer or farm worker retires they can become isolated and lonely.
The availability of adequate and reliable health insurance coverage enhances a farm worker's access to health care services and provides relief in the settlement of health care bills.
12, ending a lengthy legislative battle to put farm worker overtime pay on par with that of employees in other industries.
It was the Army that brought him to the Yakima Valley, located in Eastern Washington, where I participated in Army maneuvers as a medical supply specialist On week-end passes, I went down to the Yakima Valley because I had learned that farm worker from Texas were present doing harvest work.
One farm worker synthesized their feelings by saying "We are just a means to an end.
National farm worker organizers call the poverty in south Texas worse than that in California Brownsville diocesan administrator Msgr.
Another farm worker said,"The simultaneous appearance of flower buds on the male and female palm trees has generated hope among us for a better date crop this year.
The study examined between 180 and 415 children who were served by the Farm Worker Family Health Program in Moultrie, Ga., each year from 2003 to 2011.
The agricultural provisions of the Senate bill were negotiated by farm worker advocates and farm employers, and both have said they will strongly resist efforts to change what they describe as a 'delicately balanced compromise.' The House guest worker bill, on the other hand, is supported by many farm employers, including the California Poultry Federation and the North American Meat Association, but opposed by farm worker advocates such as the United Farm Workers.
This situation was highlighted recently when an Indian farm worker in Hail, Periya Swamy, said he had not been paid for 18 years.