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Reduced supply of immigrant labor will force changes in U.S. agriculture

Reduced supply of immigrant labor will force changes in U.S. agriculture

Agribusiness and farmers are starting to feel the pinch of tighter labor markets as the supply of immigrant workers, particularly those from Mexico, begins to decline, according to researchers speaking last week at a conference on rural workforce issues at the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank.

"Rural Mexico has supplied the bulk of U.S. farm labor for a long...




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