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Farm Labor Data Incomplete

Mechanical removal of winegrape shoots can reduce the amount of hand labor needed for vineyard management. Photo by Kaan Kurtural

California Ag Today / October 6, 2020

It turns out the California government data on labor markets is usually quite good. But this year they get reports from counties and the counties are delayed or only partial reports. So what might look in the official data, like a lot fewer workers in agriculture, frankly it’s just not true.

Daniel Sumner

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