Consider obtaining the free book, "Summary of Federal Laws and Regulations Affecting Agricultural Employers, 2000," to learn about agriculture employment law. The book can be ordered from USDA, or downloaded online in a pdf format.

The 63-page document summarizes the major federal laws and regulations relating to employment, and explains how each applies to agricultural operations.

To download a free copy, visit the Web site www. Or you can order a copy from USDA : (800) 999-6779, publication number 719.