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 ...

Quick View
  • Betting on Shorter Beans Researchers at the University of Nebraska and Purdue University have pinpointed a gene that produ...
  • Super Food Silage has never gone out of fashion in Bath County, Kentucky, even when the lure of $6- to $8-pe...
  • Farmers Pivot Back After Storms The majority of center pivots damaged by severe weather earlier this summer in Nebraska are up an...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 3 As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal ...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • AFBF Appeal The American Farm Bureau Federation asked a federal appeals court to reverse a lower court's Sept...
  • Pick Contingency Plans - 2 Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,...
  • Ask the Vet Some tips on fly control.
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