labor shortage

USDA invests $14 million in workforce trainings for underserved

· July 14, 2022

Although farming provides an opportunity for anyone willing to get down in the dirt, it can be a harsh industry to get a start in – especially for traditionally underserved communities. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is working to ensure these underserved farmers have access to workforce training. An additional $14 million has been invested as part of the American Rescue Plan.

Alaska commercial dairy shuts down due to labor shortage

· May 31, 2017

One of two commercial dairies left in Alaska, Northern Lights Dairy is shutting its doors for the summer, citing labor shortage. Located six hours northwest of Anchorage, Northern Lights Dairy  sent its last delivery earlier this month and will remain closed until at least the fall. According to the Daily News-Miner, owners Don and Lois […]

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