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on July 17, 2019

Poultry industry takes labor concerns to Congress

Current guestworker programs do not address the year-round need for labor, NTF spokesman says

Leaders from the U.S. poultry industry told the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture the shortage of labor is a continuing problem and policy reforms regarding immigrant labor were part of the solution.

John Zimmerman, a Minnesota turkey grower and member of the National Turkey Federation (NTF)…

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