August 06, 2013

Labor Issue Hits Home for Peach Growers, Consumers

Fresh, juicy peaches are one of the most delicious things about summer. In a new video produced by the American Farm Bureau Federation, South Carolina peach farmer Chalmers Carr explained that without the foreign workers he needs to pick his crop, those peaches would never make it to the grocery store.

The video, released as part of the American Farm Bureau’s “Bring the Heat” grassroots campaign to engage with members of Congress during the August recess, is available in broadcast quality for download at, or viewing at

AFBF news release


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