Eye on Potatoes: A Podcast on All Things Potatoes

Immigration and Ag Guest Worker Reforms

January 10, 2020 Mike Carlton, Director of Labor Relations Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association; Ralph Child, owner of Childstock Farms, Inc. in Malone, N.Y.; Kam Quarles, NPC CEO Season 1 Episode 3
Eye on Potatoes: A Podcast on All Things Potatoes
Immigration and Ag Guest Worker Reforms
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Eye on Potatoes: A Podcast on All Things Potatoes
Immigration and Ag Guest Worker Reforms
Jan 10, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
Mike Carlton, Director of Labor Relations Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association; Ralph Child, owner of Childstock Farms, Inc. in Malone, N.Y.; Kam Quarles, NPC CEO

The U.S. potato industry is proudly working with our partners on Capitol Hill to promote solutions to address American agriculture’s ongoing labor crisis that include a viable guestworker program and an opportunity for the currently improperly-documented workforce to obtain legal work status. This podcast features discussions with a New York state potato grower and the head of labor relations at the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association describing the challenges faced by the ag community in finding labor, and an update on the legislative efforts currently underway in D.C. 

Show Notes

The U.S. potato industry is proudly working with our partners on Capitol Hill to promote solutions to address American agriculture’s ongoing labor crisis that include a viable guestworker program and an opportunity for the currently improperly-documented workforce to obtain legal work status. This podcast features discussions with a New York state potato grower and the head of labor relations at the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association describing the challenges faced by the ag community in finding labor, and an update on the legislative efforts currently underway in D.C.