September 29, 2016

JOBS WHITE PEOPLE WON'T DO:

The worker shortage facing America's farmers (Octavio Blanco, 9/29/16, CNNMoney)

With fewer workers, farm owners say costs are rising and they often must leave unpicked fruit to rot in the fields. Many producers are even opting to leave the U.S. for countries with lower costs and fewer regulations, said Tom Nassif, CEO of Western Growers, a trade organization that represents farm owners both in the U.S. and abroad.

"We're pretty much begging for workers. It's very bleak," he said.

Posted by at September 29, 2016 2:00 PM

  

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