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Tri-county farmers face labor shortage challenges

By   /   Friday, November 24th, 2017  /   Comments Off on Tri-county farmers face labor shortage challenges

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Brad Goehring uses mechanical leaf pullers and automated harvesters at his Lodi vineyard. He needs just 15 workers to pick his grapes, down from 300 before he got the machines. The future of sustainability in farming may mean time traveling back to the 1950s to find ways to source the hands that pick the produce.…

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