More and more illegal immigrant farm workers are avoiding the risks involved with illegally crossing the border to find work in the fields, and the downturn in the overall availability of farm laborers has taken a significant toll on U.S. farmers.
Demonstrating increased communication with his Mexican counterpart, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has been in the Yucatan Peninsula over the last couple of days touring a pork processing facility and talking trade. Read moreRead More »
President Donald Trump’s hard line against immigrants in the U.S. illegally has sent a chill through the nation’s agricultural industry, which fears a crackdown will deprive it of the labor it needs to plant, grow and pick the crops that feed the country. Read moreRead More »