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on September 26, 2019

NTF and Sen. Durbin: Ag worker shortage must be addressed

National Turkey Federation leader testifies of need for legal migrant workers, and at least one senator agrees

National Turkey Federation (NTF) Vice Chaiman Ron Kardel told the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry the meat and poultry industry relies on migrant workers, but the current immigration system has faults and needs to be fixed.

That message was not lost on at least one committee member…

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