Farmworker shortage hurts growers

Farmworker shortage hurts growers

There are 1 comment on the The Modesto Bee story from Jun 10, 2012, titled Farmworker shortage hurts growers. In it, The Modesto Bee reports that:

Kevin Steward has spent more than a quarter-century in agriculture, much of that growing grapes for wineries.

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Boycott Grapes

Alhambra, CA

#1 Jun 11, 2012
"I could use 30 men," Steward said. "We'll get 'er done, but I can't find anybody."

"Things didn't ripen until late, so everybody needed workers at the same time," Sandoval said.

"If you don't get it planted, picked and packed, it won't get to the table," he said.

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