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Ag Community Has Waited Too Long for a Workable Guestworker Program

Since our nation’s founding to the present day, farming has been a central part of American life and has fueled our economy. From the produce grown in California’s Central Valley, to the corn and soybeans cultivated in the Great Plains, to the cattle, dairy, and poultry farms and apple orchards operated in the Shenandoah Valley, the products grown on American farms feed hundreds of millions of people each year both at home and abroad.

 

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The benefits of free trade have been a cornerstone of economic thought for decades. Recently, though, trade agreements have become the target of a populist backlash, with opposition to trade deals emerging as a key issue in the presidential race. At the same time, new research suggests that trade led[…]

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