AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri May 3, 2013 06:07 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

Report Says There Are No Jobs Americans Won't Do

A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies says that a detailed analysis of 472 separate civilian occupations shows there are only six in which immigrants (both legal and illegal) are in the majority in the United States. Thus, says the report, "there are really no jobs that Americans won't do."

The six are that are majority immigrant occupations are: 1) graders and sorters, agricultural products (63%); 2) miscellaneous personal appearance workers ...

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  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a new, faster method of testing soybean cyst nematode samples is...
  • Profit Makeover When Curtis Schallert's 40-year-old stands of Kentucky-31 fescue petered out a few years ago, the...
  • UAVs Taking Flight in Ag The FAA this month began accelerating its exemption approvals for companies testing the skies wit...
  • Iowa's Field of Dreams Current Iowa land values are running about 16% below peak 2013 levels. That's according to a real...
  • Drought Recovery March auctions show cash rent shocks could mount in 2016.
  • Competing for Dollars Beef is far from a loser in the daily race for buyers at meat counters across the country. It's n...
  • CDC: No Human H5N2 Cases So Far So far, there are no reported cases of H5N2 in humans, but transmission of the highly contagious ...
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