Anton Bekkerman chats with Dr. Diane Charlton, who discusses labor supply issues in U.S. agriculture and the issues that declining number of Mexican agricultural workers may have on the agricultural industry. As part of the spotlight series, Diane also discusses how she become interested in studying the agricultural labor supply and how her future work will provide a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities for the production agriculture sector to deal with labor availability changes.
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(Intro and outro music by Trevor Sensor)