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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Ag minute: Farm Groups Launch Coalition to Work on Ag Labor Policies

  • Nearly a dozen agriculture groups announced on Friday a new Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC) to propose and advocate for labor policies that ensure farm operations have access to a stable and skilled workforce.
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  • Nearly a dozen agriculture groups announced on Friday a new Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC) to propose and advocate for labor policies that ensure farm operations have access to a stable and skilled workforce.
    The formation of the new effort is recognition immigration reform’s coming to the forefront of possible legislative topics on Capitol Hill.
    American agriculture employs more than 1.5 million hired workers each year, each of whom contributes enough economically to support two or three full-time jobs in food processing, transportation, farm equipment, marketing, retail and other sectors.
     
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