Guest Workers http://nwpr.org en Northwest Farmers Plan To Bring More Mexican Guest Workers North http://nwpr.org/post/northwest-farmers-plan-bring-more-mexican-guest-workers-north <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/02/020513AK_Farmworker_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>RICHLAND, Wash. – A group of Northwest farmers plans to bring in thousands of legal Mexican guest workers to their fields and orchards this year. Last season many farmers were scrambling to pick their crops because of a worker shortage.<p>The federal H-2A guest worker program is so cumbersome and expensive, that most farmers haven’t wanted to use it. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 00:30:47 +0000 Anna King 22285 at http://nwpr.org Northwest Farmers Plan To Bring More Mexican Guest Workers North