In the United States, temporary foreign workers are admitted to the country under the H-2A visa program. California, which is home to almost 70 per cent of U.S. fruit and vegetable production, will mandate the highest wage rate of all:  $17.51 per hour. 

Kam Quarles, CEO of National Potato Council, Washington, DC

Kam Quarles, the CEO of the Washington-based National Potato Council has published an opinion editorial titled:  Simple questions about devastating disease require transparent answers. It’s an American perspective of the Canadian ban on PEI exports of potatoes to the U.S. due to discovery of potato wart. 

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