Free Agriculture Business Training

We periodically offer free training to help owners, managers and workers understand the rules and best practices for success in the agriculture industry.

You can receive monthly emails announcing our next Free Agriculture Business Training Day and other L&I training opportunities. Just go to our email updates page and select “training calendars.”

For more information, please call 360-902-6366 or email Julie Perales.

Farm Internship Project

Learn about a pilot project that allows individuals to work on small farms to learn about farming practices.

Breaks & Meal Periods

Find out what meal and rest periods agricultural employees are entitled to.


Agricultural employees are subject to the state minimum wage for all hours worked, with an exception.

Record Keeping

Agricultural employers are required to keep records of dates and hours worked and number of piece rate products harvested, and provide a pay statement to their workers.

Farm Labor Contractors

Any person who, for a fee, recruits, supplies, transports, or hires agricultural workers must be registered as a farm labor contractor.

Agricultural Jobs for Teens

Find out specific details on hours of work, prohibited occupations, and wages for minors working in farming and some packing operations.

Agricultural Forms & Publications

Check out these helpful forms and publications regarding agricultural jobs.

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