Can D.C. Fix Ag Labor?

Can D.C. Fix Ag Labor?

The struggle is real with the current U.S. labor shortage, and agriculture is certainly not excluded. The sector is feeling the squeeze, and legislators are pushing to reform the guest worker program to help. The issue at hand: the current H-2A guest worker program is...
Ag Labor Is Out of Luck

Ag Labor Is Out of Luck

Given the ‘help wanted’ signs we’re seeing everywhere, it’s no surprise that the ubiquitous labor shortage is squeezing the ag sector, too – with no signs of stopping. The USDA’s 2021 Farm Labor quarterly report was published with April data, and it isn’t...
If Cargill had a to-do list…

If Cargill had a to-do list…

Cargill might need an extra shot of espresso in its morning brew to tackle its to-do list these days. But that comes with the territory when you’re one of the largest privately-held companies in the U.S.Lots of industry news has Cargill’s name floating into headlines....