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Farm Industry to Struggle without Guest Workers

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Farm Industry to Struggle without Guest Workers

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Farm Industry to Struggle without Guest Workers

Farm Industry to Struggle without Guest Workers

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The agricultural industry has been calling for a guest worker program for years. It says labor shortages causes fruit to go unpicked and crops that aren't harvested. Farmers and agricultural workers in California's Central Valley discuss proposals to legalize the current undocumented immigrant population.

Sasha Khokha reports for member station KQED in San Francisco.