Richard Stup, agricultural workforce specialist, says growth of American farms is constrained due to demand for farm labor not met by the domestic population and passing the Farm Workforce Modernization Act would be a major step in stabilizing the agricultural workforce.
Despite CDC recommendations that farmworkers should be one of the first groups selected for COVID-19 vaccinations, some of the top farming states have not prioritized agricultural workers. Beth Lyon and Mary Jo Dudley are available to discuss the importance of vaccinating farmworkers.
Amanda Rodewald, senior director of the Center for Avian Population Studies at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, comments on migratory bird protections and the Biden administration's review of a Trump-era restriction to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
Sarah Kreps, technology, international politics and national security expert, and Nathan Matias, algorithm and digital technology scholar, comment on Facebook's announcement that it will begin limiting political content on its newsfeeds.