Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Labor

ARTICLES

Freshman Dems offer hurdles for USMCA

The House of Representatives is awash with new lawmakers. They’ve only been on the job for a few months but could present a formidable obstacle for the Trump administration as it pushes for approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
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Who will be the farmer of the future?

For decades, policymakers have tried to ensure that small and medium-sized farms have a chance to not only survive, but thrive. Yet, with labor, financial and other challenges, farms have continued to consolidate in the U.S. With the change of farm size and ownership what can we expect the future farmer to look like?
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Customer demand revolutionizing the food supply chain

Are you sustainable, traceable, and transparent?
Editor’s note: This is the fifth installment in our seven-part in-depth editorial series where we look ahead at “Farm & Food 2040.” This story focuses on the changing consumer expectations for food and how that’s impacting many aspects of the value chain of the present and future.
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What will tomorrow’s ag workers and farmers look like?

Editor's note: This is the third in our seven-part in-depth editorial series where we look ahead at “Farm & Food 2040.” Part three looks at how the failure to pass meaningful immigration reform is fueling adoption of the newest technologies in automation—primarily robotics—to stem the need for immigrant farmworkers. And we also feature new research identifying the "Farmer of the Future."
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