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  1. Top Ag News
    Don’t Get Caught in the Farm Labor Shortage, Start the Hiring Process Now

    Labor shortages aren’t only impacting restaurants and retail this year, they’re also impacting every sector of the food supply chain. From processors […]

    November 2, 2021
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    Villsack Talks Ag Labor Reform With New York Farmers

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently spoke with New York farmers about legislative efforts to support U.S. agriculture currently underway. Local farmers participated […]

    July 21, 2021
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    H-2A Temporary Ag Worker Program Amendment Passes House Vote

    A new amendment to the H-2A temporary ag worker program will hopefully resolve a longstanding labor shortage issue in dairy and other […]

    July 19, 2021
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    Concerns Persist Over Changes to Inherited Assets and Capital-Gains Policies

    Recent proposals to eliminate stepped-up basis for inherited assets and increase capital-gains taxes have been challenged by agricultural groups and members of […]

    May 27, 2021
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    Having Trouble Finding Machinery Parts? You’re Not Alone

    Farmers around the country have reported considerable delays in getting machinery and parts from their dealers, causing fieldwork disruptions at a bad […]

    May 17, 2021
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    House Takes Up Ag Labor Legislation Again

    Though it was first passed by the house in December 2019, the Farm Workhouse Modernization Act was reintroduced last week in the […]

    March 9, 2021
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    Dairy Farmers, Specialists Discuss ‘Justice Versus Economics’ in Farm Labor Decisions

    Labor is one of the biggest challenges facing a few sectors of agriculture right now. Recent changes like changing legislation, increased farmer […]

    February 9, 2021