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Lack of Immigration Reform Pushes Producers to Streamline Operations

Farmers are reporting revenue loses while waiting on immigration reform. Access to a skilled, reliable workforce is causing many producers to struggle. New Mexico farmer Marianne Schweers said she tried to hire 30-35 workers to harvest her grapes, but after … Continue reading

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Lack of Workers Prove Costly to Local Producers

Texas farmers Bernie and Cynthia Thiel spent days planting, watering and nurturing their squash. Now, they are shredding those profits into the ground because they have no workers to pick the crop. After advertising on the radio and newspaper for … Continue reading

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