Washington, D.C. | “The Agriculture Workforce Coalition welcomes the formation of a House Agriculture Committee working group to explore solutions to the ag labor crisis being faced by farmers, ranchers and growers across the country. We would like to thank Chairman Thompson and Ranking Member Scott for their leadership in establishing this working group in a bipartisan way to address one of agriculture’s most pressing issues and further thank Representatives Rick Crawford and Don Davis for showing their commitment to the producers they represent by co-chairing the group.
“The AWC looks forward to supporting the work of this group in any way and stands ready to provide any input as the process moves forward.”
About the Agriculture Workforce Coalition
The Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC) unites over 70 organizations representing the diverse needs of agricultural employers across the country. AWC serves as the unified voice of agriculture in the effort to ensure that America’s farmers, ranchers and growers have access to a stable and secure workforce. The steering committee of the AWC consists of: American Farm Bureau Federation, AmericanHort, Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association, National Council of Agricultural Employers, National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, National Farmers Union, National Milk Producers Federation, National Potato Council, USA Farmers, U.S. Apple Association, United Fresh Produce Association, and Western Growers Association. To learn more about AWC, visit our website at www.agworkforcecoalition.org.