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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  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
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