Southern agricultural layers peeled back at farm bill hearing

Outlet: Western Farm Press

April 3, 2012

The House Agriculture Committee left northeast Arkansas with a better understanding of the unique intricacies of Southern agriculture, following a farm bill hearing.Crawford said “a number of folks” had brought to his attention recent, controversial Department of Labor child labor laws that might impact family farms. “What would be the impact if they were … not to allow your children” to work on the farm?

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