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AFBF analysis on high H-2A wages

AFBF analysis on high H-2A wages

American

Farm Bureau says demand for the H-2A guest worker program is three times

greater than a decade ago and employees have seen wages increase more than a 30

percent.

The

Department of Labor reports the 2019 fiscal year again saw a record number of

positions filled, more than a quarter-million, with the most requests received

in the second quarter.

Farm Bureau

economist Veronica Nigh tells Brownfield Ag News, “Once you kind of dig into

the data what you see is, it’s a wider and wider variety of farms of different sizes.

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