This week’s cotton newsline is 4 cuts. All cuts are Harrison Ashley, executive vice president for the National Cotton Ginners Association.
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The H2-A program was established to help the domestic agriculture industry find workers outside the
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According to Ashley the Bush administration had put forth a rule in 2008 that was to go into affect in January of 2009.
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Ashley says the Obama administration attempted to rescind that rule in January.
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Ashley says the agriculture industry relies on migrant and seasonal labor.
The NCGA along with the National Association of Agricultural Employers have submitted comments on this proposed rule in hopes that those suggestions will be incorporated into the final rule.