Where are the workers at the end of 2021? An agricultural and food sector employment update

This article, presents some statistics on the current level of employment in two broad sections of the agricultural product value chain: food processing and food service, with a brief examination of the much smaller on-farm labor market. In addition, it provides a summary of the factors that are either pushing people out of employment in this sector or that are pulling people towards alternative uses of their time.

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Monday, January 3, 2022