Agriculture is not immune to the workforce challenges nationwide. Labor was part of the discussion during the American Farm Bureau Federation voting delegate session. While seasonal workers are hard to find, year-round immigrant labor is also needed. “Whether that’s on dairy farms or agricultural processing,” said Daryl Lies, president, NDFB. “Right now, there’s a cap and the cap is zero. We need to open that door and I think we have the tools now in our policy to do that.” NDFB also supported policy on free markets and property rights. Hear the full conversation with Daryl Lies here.
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