Ruth Jensesn

Ruth Jensen is the Business and Political Affairs Specialist for the United Agribusiness League.

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California Farm Labor Shortage

Sep 4, 2012 — Ruth Jensesn

Growers throughout California report that the farm labor shortages and the introduction of bills that negatively impact farm labor employers is the worst it has ever been. Overall, growers are reporting a 20 percent drop in farm workers this year. The lack of workers means that crops are not getting harvested this season.  Many crops are being disked under or just left in the fields to rot.