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Deep Dive Episode 4

Deep Dive on Dairy Episode Four: Help Wanted

This is the fourth podcast in our five-part series examining a wide range of issues facing the dairy industry sponsored by Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative. In this episode, Spencer Chase and Ben Nuelle explore the realities of how hard it can be to secure a reliable workforce for the nation's dairy farms, what that means to the producer, and what is being done about it on Capitol Hill.
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Farmworkers

New farmworker visa program squeaks through panel

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2017 - The House Judiciary Committee narrowly approved a proposed new agricultural guestworker program after two days of heated debate that saw Democrats take a page from President Trump's campaign playbook and argue that the plan would undercut U.S. wages by importing low-cost labor.


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