Washington D.C. – March 17, 2016 – Labor shortages plague Michigan Farmers especially at harvest time. Sometimes the harvest must happen in 30days or crops are lost. Even worse than the shortage of workers, is the process by which to hire them. The cumbersome failed H2A and E-Verify are challenging local farmers.
This morning Hiawathaland Farm Bureau participants and other Michigan County Reps heard a 20minute discussion on Labor problems for farmers by Kristi Boswell, Director, Congressional Relations
She can be reach by phone or email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 406-3675
Here is her 2minutes discussion of the current Labor challenges. Hover over the left side of the box to hear Kristi…
Just before lunch today several representatives from Michigan’s 83 counties were in on a cozy meeting with Dr. Dan Benishek in his office and we snapped a picture on the way out..