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With migrant workers scared off by immigration crackdown, Wash. orchards desperate for pickers
Posted on 9 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Apple growers say they could have had one of their best years ever if a shortage of workers hadn’t forced them to leave some fruit on trees. Growers in Washington state, which produces about half of the nation’s apples, say the labor... Read More

H-2A Visa System Fails Pacific Northwest Pear Growers
Posted on 7 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Pacific Northwest grows the majority of the nation's pears, and they're predicted to have the third-largest harvest in history. But farmers are facing a shortfall that's been plaguing many agricultural industries — not enough... Read More

Immigration crackdowns cost Washington apple growers
Posted on 12 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Apple growers say they could have had one of their best years ever if a shortage of workers hadn't forced them to leave some fruit on trees." Associated Press, Nov. 11, 2011 . Read More

Who will pick Washington's apples?
Posted on 4 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On any given day in October, weather permitting, about 45,000 workers are needed to harvest Washington’s tree fruit. If all goes well, before the snow falls they will have picked about $1.5 billion worth of food. That’s for apples... Read More