One Approach to Addressing Farm Labor Shortage

One Approach to Addressing Farm Labor Shortage

The agriculture labor force has decreased in recent years, while reliance has grown in the farm sector on migrant farm workers to handle everything from planting to harvest. Now with a shortage of available workers, stakeholders are looking at how to modernize the nation’s farm guestworker program. Rod Bain looks at this topic and some of the thoughts of participants in this review in this edition of “Agriculture USA”.