Crawford-led House Agriculture Committee working group issues report on temporary agriculture workers

Agriculture producers face hiring obstacles for workers

A farmworker harvests rice at Isbell Farms in England, Ark. in this September 30, 2022 file photo. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Cristina LaRue)

WASHINGTON -- A new congressional report details problems with the federal visa program for temporary foreign workers, noting costs and regulatory complexities as leading issues facing domestic agriculture producers.