Report tells farmers to brace for shifting agricultural labor
A new farm labor report is shining the light on the shifting landscape in the future of foreign-born U.S. agricultural workers, posing new strategies for the nation’s farmers whose livelihoods depend partly on the workforce of nearly 1.5 million-2 million immigrant laborers needed annually.
Reynolds travels with Iowa farm leaders on China trade mission
On their last leg of a 10-day trade mission, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and state agricultural leaders told Chinese officials at a July 27 teleconference with reporters in Beijing that ag exports to the nation would increase and biotechnology acceptance would improve.