Aug 09, 2018 Labor In Rural America Agriculture's Labor Shortage? More like Motivation Shortage
Delaney and Mike are running the podcast today as Hannah is being a great sister and helping her brother get ready for a cattle show at the Iowa State Fair! Delaney was at the fair earlier today and she brings some of her thoughts, plus news on soybean shipments to new and exciting places. Mike has some updates on challenges facing European livestock producers as well as a court ruling from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.And earlier today, Mike had the chance to speak with journalist Diana Prichard about the current state of farm labor in America. Even though most 'corn-belt' farmers don't see foreign labor in the fields like one would in California, immigrants are still important to the rural economy.