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Wed March 13, 2013
Will 2013 be a better year for Michigan farmers?
Last year disaster struck Michigan farms throughout the state.
Early heat waves, low rainfall and a scorching summer resulted in non-existent crops and many worried farmers wondering what 2013 would bring.
Now, the Michigan agriculture industry may also face a shortage of migrant workers.
If the crops come back this year, why wouldn't the labor return as well?
Michigan Radio's Cynthia Canty spoke with Craig Anderson, who manages the Agricultural Labor and Safety Services program for the Michigan Farm Bureau.
He was joined by David Smeltzer, the owner of Per Clin Orchards in Bear Lake.
Listen to the full interview above.
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