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On the Edge of Common Sense: Labor Day on the farm

— Published with Permission of HeraldandNews.com — Labor Day was created by Unions to recognize the American Worker. It did not include ranching and farming; if they did it would destroy the ability of a farmer to get a loan. If a farmer included the cost of his daily labor on a financial statement, no […]

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Is the Idaho Dairy Industry’s Reliance on Undocumented Workers a Bad Business Model?

If you have a business built on the backs of cheap labor performed by illegal immigrants, you have a bad business model which is doomed to failure and all the complaining in the world is not going to change that. When you build a business that requires cheap labor, you run the risk of not […]

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Digital tracking (ELD) mandate driving up transportation costs, causing food waste

— Published with Permission of FreeRangeReport.com — Created with the goal of improving highway safety for the trucking industry, the ELD rule was passed hastily, lacking the necessary flexibility for varying conditions that may increase a driver’s time on the road, and without a thorough assessment of its potential costs. News outlets and advocacy groups […]