Wher's the Labor
"The labor issue's huge. It's getting to be where getting help for seasonal, let alone full time help, is getting almost impossible. Just just like today here at Harvest, people are back to school. They're just not the people around or on it. And I have to park one of the combines to drive truck.
The Idaho harvest season is full on and yet there are no workers. Wages are up. Profit margins thin. In Idaho, farmers now want Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform and extend a visa program to help fill these jobs for void survive, though, agriculture.