Can Animals in Agriculture be Treated Humanely?
Michael Olson talks with Matt Rice, Director of Investigations for "Mercy for Animals". They discuss, along with callers, whether or not animals can be treated humanely in a food market as large as that of the United States.
Solutions for the Labor Shortage
In a follow-up to last week's show, Michael Olson continues to address the labor shortage that is causing some of our crops to go unpicked. What are some of the solutions to this problem that would have been unheard of just a few years ago.
Where are all the farmworkers?
With 30 million Americans out of work and millions more underemployed, farmers are still having a hard time finding the help needed to keep a farm profitable. Michael Olson's guest for this week is Dr. Ann Lopez, Executive Director of The Center for Farmworker Families. www.farmworkerfamily.com