In this opinion piece, Missouri farmer Blake Hurst shares the challenges of trying to find and retain qualified workers and why he's now trying to navigate the complex process of bringing temporary workers to his farm.
In this opinion piece, Blake Hurst is a farmer and greenhouse grower in Northwest Missouri discusses Proposition 12 and the Supreme Court’s decision to hear the National Pork Producers and American Farm Bureau case.
California recently added to its no-travel list. There are now 17 states California officials are forbidden to travel on state business because those states have laws that don’t pass muster in the eyes of California’s ever vigilant hall monitors. In two initiatives passed by California voters in 2008 and 2018, California has placed restrictions on out-of-state producers of agricultural products, barring the import of animal products produced in facilities that don’t meet California’s requirements on animal housing.