Farm leaders vow resistance to new immigration legislation
Ken Hood, an agricultural economist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, says Magnolia State farmers would see some labor losses but nothing like Alabama and Georgia
by Ted Carter
Published: October 23,2011
With Southern governors and legislatures in a hurry to enact strict immigration enforcement measures, worries have arisen across the region that farm crops will wither in the fields without enough migrant workers to harvest them.
That prospect has set up a potential fight in Mississippi between legislators who…
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