Agricultural Labor: Will There Be Any Left?

Agricultural Labor: Will There Be Any Left?

As the nation’s economy struggles with a nearly double-digit unemployment rate, devestating regulations and laws continued to be proposed in Washington, D.C. by the Administration and Congress. At a time when farmers in the Southeast are literally letting crops rot in the field because there is no labor to harvest them. At the same time www.worldhunger.org reports that “In 2010, 17.2 million households, 14.5 percent of households (approximately one in seven), were food insecure, the highest number ever recorded in the United States (Coleman-Jensen 2011). 

Click here for a glimpse at just proposals with HUGE impact on the agriculture industry.