For over 100 years migrant farm labor has been an integral part of agriculture in Western Nebraska.
As agricultural technology continues to change, the life of the migrant worker has been altered.

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"Last year’s drought took a big bite out of the two most prodigious US crops, corn and soy. But it apparently didn’t slow down the spread of weeds that have developed resistance to Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup (glyphosate), used on crops engineered by Monsanto to resist it. More than 70 percent of all the the corn, soy, and cotton grown in the US is now genetically modified to withstand glyphosate."

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