Barn Media 4-21-11: Legislation Would Change H-2A to the Benefit of Dairy Farmers | TheFencePost.com

Barn Media 4-21-11: Legislation Would Change H-2A to the Benefit of Dairy Farmers

Brian Allmer

Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would allow dairy farmers to utilize a federal visa program to bring foreign workers to the U.S. Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer of New York, Mike Enzi of Wyoming and Herb Kohl of Wisconsin are co-sponsoring the measure. The National Milk Producers Federation has endorsed the bill – saying it will help meet the labor needs of dairy farms across the country…

Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would allow dairy farmers to utilize a federal visa program to bring foreign workers to the U.S. Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer of New York, Mike Enzi of Wyoming and Herb Kohl of Wisconsin are co-sponsoring the measure. The National Milk Producers Federation has endorsed the bill – saying it will help meet the labor needs of dairy farms across the country…