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Twitter handle: 
@agsalesman
Name: 
Jeff
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Michigan, USA
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Fruit and grain farmer. Lover of food, farming, the Michigan State Spartans, and politics. Agnerd, golfer, and policy wonk. tweets are my own.
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.@KevinNR: tangible & very small step: carry forward my conversation with @agsalesman about his "need" for foreign serf labor. #tcot #ows
RT @24AheadDotCom: .@agsalesman @AgEditor: do either of you have answers to my & @Glaivester 's #immigration questions? If not, what's that…
.@agsalesman @AgEditor: do either of you have answers to my & @Glaivester 's #immigration questions? If not, what's that say? #tcot #ows #p2
.@agsalesman @24AheadDotCom Nor does it have to be all or nothing; issue is not eliminating foreign labor, but encouraging more American.
.@agsalesman @24AheadDotCom Also, it's not as if only way to transition to more American labor is all at once.
.@agsalesman @24AheadDotCom Then let's train them.
.@agsalesman @24AheadDotCom Unskilled workers can be taught. How about we subsidize training then?
.@agsalesman @24AheadDotCom You think farm workers are not net recipients of social services, esp. if they have families?
RT @24AheadDotCom: .@agsalesman: everyone in US already subsidizes your "cheap" labor, how about we subsidize your harvesting eqpmt instead…
RT @24AheadDotCom: .@agsalesman: all America subsidizes farm labor. Someone making $25k/year w/ two kids in school ($20k/year) isn't paying…
RT @24AheadDotCom: .@agsalesman: so, why don't we subsidize farm labor incrementally more: you hire Americans & we pay them a little extra.…
.@agsalesman: so, why don't we subsidize farm labor incrementally more: you hire Americans & we pay them a little extra. Your costs the same
.@agsalesman: all America subsidizes farm labor. Someone making $25k/year w/ two kids in school ($20k/year) isn't paying any of that. #gop
.@agsalesman: all America subsidizes farm labor. Someone making $25k/year w/ two kids in school ($20k/year) isn't paying any of that. #tcot
.@agsalesman: everyone in US already subsidizes your "cheap" labor, how about we subsidize your harvesting eqpmt instead? What'll that cost?
.@agsalesman: how many rocket scientists would it take to design an apple picking/grading/sorting robot? Why not push for that? #immigration
.@agsalesman: what sort of fruit do you grow?