Madison, WI – The Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) is calling for Congressional action to expand opportunities for legal immigration and to allow more immigrants to become permanent residents or citizens of the United States of America.
“The $753 billion American dairy industry relies on
immigrants as vital members of its supply chain, from the farm to
processing facilities and beyond,” said WCMA President Steve Bechel of
Eau Galle Cheese in Durand, Wisconsin. “The nation’s labor crisis will
worsen in the years ahead, and legislative action is needed now to
provide the workforce that dairy businesses must have to meet the
demands of a growing global population.” ..
Ken Notes: This is huge in the dairy and cheese industry and getting the cows milked at 4AM is a challenge for every dairy farm in the state...
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