Labor shortages, transportation bottlenecks and environmental regulations are some of the top concerns for pork producers at the Nebraska Pork Expo.
Jared Lierman owns an 8,000 wean to finish operation near Beemer and tells Brownfield he would like to see the cap for applications in the H-2A visa program lifted to help provide seasonal workers.
“With pork production, you don’t have seasons. It’s year round. You only have 10,000 applicants throughout the entire U.S.