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Senate Republicans weigh in on H-2A costs

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A Senate Ag Committee member says Republicans are calling for a wage freeze to the H-2A program.

Indiana’s Mike Braun tells Brownfield the Department of Labor is setting minimum wages for H-2A quest workers farmers can’t afford.

“It’s been complicated even more by what’s going on in the border,” he says. “Most farmers I talk to that are specialized or need that kind of help somehow tough it out. They just say it gets harder each year.

Senate Republicans weigh in on H-2A costs