H2A Programs by LaborQuest USA

LaborQuest USA provides H2A guest workers for growers, farmers, harvesters, and garden centers in the agricultural business. LaborQuest USA provides H2A guest workers for growers, farmers, harvesters, and garden centers in the agricultural business. Typical H2A job titles for these employers typically include: field workers, farm laborers, field laborers, pickers, packers, and harvesters.

H2A Visa Details

The H2A visa is for individuals who will be employed as temporary, seasonal farm workers. The H2A visa may be issued for a period up to ten months, or sometimes one year. There is no numerical limit to the number of H2A visas issued. A single petition may be used to sponsor a group of H2A visas if:

  • workers will perform the same services;
  • workers will work at the same location; and
  • workers will obtain their visa stamp through the same US Consulate.

H2A Visa are used for?

Foreign agricultural workers (field workers, crop pickers, farm laborers) who will work for US companies to provide labor or services of a temporary or seasonal nature. The employers who most often use H2A visas are: farms, orchards, fruit growers, vegetable growers, tree nurseries, forestry.

Request a Quote
Learn more about our programs for seasonal workers, guest worker programs and other work visas!

LaborQuest – Florida
6801 Lake Worth Road, Suite 336
Greenacres, FL 33467
Florida Direct: (561) 904-8000
Toll Free US/Canada: (800) 816-6041
https://laborquest.com
LaborQuest – New York
30 Bridge Road, Suite 111
Rouses Point, NY 12979
New York Direct: (518) 297-7788
Toll Free US/Canada: (800) 816-6041
https://laborquest.com

Game Changing Aeroponic Farm

Game-changing aeroponic farm of the future uses 95% less water, needs no soil.

At this climate controlled, indoor facility in Newark, New Jersey, crops are stacked 30 feet high in a 30,000 square foot environment.

The style of grow is called aeroponic and involves misting the roots with nutritious water; spraying them, rather than soaking them. Because they are sprayed with a light mist, they are better oxygenated and the crops can be grown using 95% less water than outdoor agriculture.

Read the full story:
https://www.minds.com/blog/view/606629097677795339

Car Scratch Repairs – Auto Dent Repairs

Paint Shuttle is a Mobile Auto Body Shop & Paint Repair Service

Paint Shuttle knows your car means a lot to you, and so does your time.

That’s why Paint Shuttle comes to you! So it’s easy to have your car’s scratches, dents, dings, and bumper repairs done professionally and on your terms. Our mobile auto body repair service specializes in paintless dent repair, bumper repair and scratch removal.

  • Paint Shuttle has been providing top-quality service to all makes and models or domestic and import cars for over 20 years.
  • Paint Shuttle services the tri-county area from Palm Beach to Broward to Miami-Dade counties.
  • Paint Shuttle technicians are professionally trained to ensure your car or truck will be looking like new while using only the best products and materials to provide a lasting quality finish.

CALL PAINT SHUTTLE TODAY FOR A FREE ESTIMATE!

Paint Shuttle is a Mobile Auto Body Shop & Paint Repair Service
265 S. Federal Highway – Suite 293 · Deerfield Beach, Florida 33441
PHONE: 954-551-3200
Website: http://www.paintshuttleauto.com/

Help after the storm from Senator Bill Nelson

Dear Floridians,

Hurricane Irma was one of the most powerful storms ever recorded, prompting one of the largest evacuations in U.S. history.

This massive storm affected every part of our state. And as we now begin the process of cleaning up and rebuilding, I encourage every Floridian affected by this storm to apply for assistance with FEMA as soon as possible. You may be eligible for financial help or even direct assistance for things such as: clean-up, temporary housing, medical, moving expenses and more.

If you’re eligible, it’s important that you get your FEMA claim in as soon as possible, without delay.

To apply for FEMA assistance visit: www.disasterassistance.gov or call 1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362) TTY: 1-800-462-7585.

Please take a few minutes to review the information provided below. You may be eligible for other temporary assistance and benefits.

As I travel around our state, I am heartened by the stories I am hearing over and over again of Floridians helping Floridians. And I encourage you to share this information with your friends and neighbors as we work together to rebuild our state.

If you need any additional help, please don’t hesitate to contact our office by e-mail at: IrmaAssistance@billnelson.senate.gov, by phone toll free in Florida at 1-888-671-4091, or by stopping by one of our regional offices listed below.

Sincerely,
Senator Bill Nelson
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

If you need emergency help call 9-1-1.HELP FOR SENIORS
If you know of a senior who needs assistance call 9-1-1 and contact the Florida Department of Elder Affairs hotline at 1-800-96-ELDER (1-800-963-5337). To report elder abuse, call 1-800-96-ABUSE (1-800-962-2873).

BASIC SUPPLIES
If you need supplies, such as food, water, or ice, please contact your county emergency management at: http://www.floridadisaster.org/fl_county_em.asp or by phone at (850) 815-4001 for the location of the nearest distribution center. Your county emergency management can provide up–to-date information about shelters and local distribution centers for food and supplies.

FEMA ASSISTANCE
Floridians affected by Hurricane Irma should apply for assistance with FEMA as soon as their county is granted Individual Assistance. Financial help and direct services may be available from FEMA for clean-up, temporary housing, medical, moving expenses, and more.

To apply visit: www.disasterassistance.gov or call 1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362) TTY: 1-800-462-7585. For a list of counties approved for Individual Assistance visit: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4337#.

HELP FOR VETERANS
Veterans needing assistance or medication can contact the Veteran Disaster Hotline at 1-800-507-4571 or go to any VA medical facility for assistance.

DIALYSIS
To find a dialysis center in your area visit: http://www.dialysisunits.com/. Patients of DaVita Dialysis may contact 1-800-400-8331 to find the nearest Dialysis Center.

MENTAL HEALTH

If you or someone you know is experiencing emotional distress please call the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained counselor. You may also visit: http://bit.ly/2vH2Huc for more information about managing stress after a disaster and talking with children about traumatic events.

TAX RELIEF
Floridians in counties granted Individual Assistance may be eligible for tax relief from the IRS. To learn more about IRS assistance for victims of Hurricane Irma visit: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/help-for-victims-of-hurricane-irma.

DISASTER RECOVERY LOANS
The U.S. Small Business Administration is providing various disaster loans to qualifying Floridians in several counties. For more information about SBA disaster loans visit: https://www.sba.gov/disaster-assistance/hurricane-irma.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture provides loans and assistance to qualifying individuals, businesses, and communities after disasters. For more information visit: https://www.usda.gov/topics/disaster/storms, or contact the USDA office in Florida at: (352) 338-3400.

DISASTER UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE
Floridians who are unemployed as a result of the disaster are encouraged to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) through the U.S. Department of Labor. For additional information about DUA visit: https://workforcesecurity.doleta.gov/unemploy/disaster.asp or contact the U.S. Department of Labor by phone at 1-866-487-2365.

MORTGAGE RELIEF
To find out if you qualify for temporary mortgage relief such as a suspension of mortgage payments for up to 12 months, or suspension of late fees, visit the Freddie Mac website at: http://www.freddiemac.com/about/hurricane-relief.html. For additional information visit the Fannie Mae website at: http://www.fanniemae.com/portal/about-fm/hurricane-relief.html or by phone at 1-800-2FANNIE (800-232-6643).

HURRICANE RESPONSE HIRING
The U.S. Small Business Administration is hiring a variety of temporary positions located throughout Florida now through December 31, 2017. For more information visit: https://www.sba.gov/disaster-assistance/hurricane-response-jobs-sba#section-header-4

ADDITION ASSISTANCE
For in-person assistance with storm related questions, or to apply for benefits you may visit your local FEMA Disaster Recovery Center. For a list of Centers in your area visit: http://asd.fema.gov/inter/locator/home.htm

BILL NELSON OFFICES IN FLORIDA

Broward
3416 South University Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
Phone: 954-693-4851

Ft. Myers
2000 Main Street
Suite 801
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone: 239-334-7760

Jacksonville
1301 Riverplace Blvd.
Suite 2010
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: 904-346-4500

Miami-Dade
2555 Ponce De Leon Boulevard
Suite 610
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone: 305-536-5999

Orlando
225 East Robinson Street
Suite 410
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-872-7161

Tallahassee
111 North Adams Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: 850-942-8415

Tampa
801 N. Florida Ave.
4th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 813-225-7040

West Palm Beach
413 Clematis Street
Suite 210
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: 561-514-0189

 

Five Day Graphical Weather Outlook – Please Not Again!

From the National Hurricane Center, Miami, FL

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 AM EDT Fri Sep 15 2017

For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Jose, located over the southwestern Atlantic Ocean, and on
Tropical Depression Fourteen, located over the eastern Atlantic Ocean.

1. A tropical wave located about 1200 miles east of the Windward Islands is producing a large area of showers and thunderstorms. Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for gradual development, and a tropical depression is expected to form in 2 or 3 days. Interests in the Lesser Antilles should closely monitor the progress of this system while it moves westward to west-northwestward at about 15 mph.

* Formation chance through 48 hours…medium…50 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days…high…90 percent.

Public Advisories on Tropical Depression Fourteen are issued under WMO header WTNT34 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCPAT4. Forecast/Advisories on Tropical Depression Fourteen are issued under WMO header WTNT24 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMAT4.

Forecaster Blake

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/gtwo.php?basin=atlc&fdays=5

Cleaning & Sealing Pavers – South Florida

National Sealing Co specializes in durable coatings, paver dyeing and non slip applications. We mobilize throughout the US and Internationally. A new hotel in Miami had gray pavers installed. Gray pavers show any type of stain immediately, the dark stains really stand out with the background of gray. Therefore, a durable protection should be applied. National Sealing Co is the largest paver sealer in the US with over 2M square feet of pavers protected. National Sealing Co. was chosen for our durable coating process compared to common paver sealing options. Typical sealers will last 1-1.5 years. We’re seeing results of 3-5 years for our durable multi-component coating.

National Sealing Co specializes in durable coatingscleaning pavers, sealing pavers and non slip applications. We mobilize throughout the US and Internationally. We have had international applications in Sri Lanka, Belize, as well as Barbados.

Small jobs are also possible. We package multiple applications in cities all over the US which makes it possible to complete even the smallest application. Inquire to see if we have an upcoming trip to your area.

National Sealing Co.
2269 S University Dr, Fort Lauderdale FL 33324
Phone: 954-577-8837
http://nationalsealing.com/

Our product line includes: conventional sealing, anti slip applications, staining pavers, coloring pavers, dyeing pavers and our patented ‘coating’ process. In addition; epoxy coating applications, cement overlays & staining, mildew control, anti graffiti and grinding services.

Is The US About to Ban Camera Gear on Carry-On Luggage for Planes?

If you’re anything like most photographers, you probably keep a pretty close eye on your camera gear when you’re travelling. Keeping it close and in your carry on luggage for flights, in many instances, is the preferred way to do that for a lot of photographers. That might all be coming to an end in the US.

Read more… https://www.lightstalking.com/us-ban-cameras-plane-carry-luggage/

NOAA predicts active Atlantic hurricane season with 5 to 9 hurricanes

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The federal government predicts an unusually active 2017 hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, with five to nine hurricanes expected to form.

Overall, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts 11 to 17 named tropical storms will develop in the region, which includes the Atlantic, the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, the agency announced Thursday. The season officially begins June 1 and runs through Nov. 30

To read more…

https://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2017/05/25/noaa-hurricane-forecast-above-normal-season-expected/102115706/?csp=breakingnews

Aurora Networks’ Optical Node Platform from AMT

AMT is your power source for the best selection and savings on Aurora’s Optical Node product line.

Aurora’s landmark optical node platform integrates numerous technical innovations to provide the utmost
flexibility and adaptability in an optical node platform, ensuring support for evolving network architectures while
protecting your investment in the cable plant.

Call AMT today at 888.293.5856 for pricing!

Aurora Networks' Optical Node Platform from AMT

  • Aurora Networks/ARRIS NC4000EG
    Aurora Networks/ARRIS’s NC4000EG series “second generation” fiber deep node platform has been optimized to provide all of the essential features required by today’s state-of-the-art Fiber Deep (HFC Node+0) architectures that typically serve 50 to 200 homes passed per node.
  • Aurora Networks/ARRIS NC4000H3
    The Aurora Networks/ARRIS NC4000H3 series 2×2 segmentable node is designed to provide the utmost reliability, flexibility, and adaptability in an outdoor optical node platform, and is ideal for Fiber Deep applications.
  • Aurora Networks/ARRIS NC4000S2
    The Aurora Networks/ARRIS NC4000S2 series optical node platform supports a wide range of advanced architectures and is ideal for traditional HFC applications.

Advanced Media Technologies – Multiple Solutions – One Source!
3150 SW 15th Street | Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 | 954.427.5711

http://www.goamt.com