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Jul 19, 2021
The H-2A Visa Program: Addressing Farm Labor Scarcity in North Carolina
An improved H-2A program is essential for the future of agriculture in North Carolina and its rural communities.
Apr 26, 2021
The Contribution of Wild-Caught Seafood to NC’s Economy
New research has found that North Carolina's wild-caught commercial seafood industry provides 5,500 jobs and nearly $300 million to the state's gross domestic product.
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