Wake farmer relies on seasonal workers to help run his vast operation

Video: Wake County farmer Jackie Thompson has relied the H2-A Temporary Agricultural Workers program for more than 25 years to help harvest crops and run his operation that produces tobacco, wheat, cucumbers and soybeans.
Video: Wake County farmer Jackie Thompson has relied the H2-A Temporary Agricultural Workers program for more than 25 years to help harvest crops and run his operation that produces tobacco, wheat, cucumbers and soybeans.
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