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Machine harvesting of grapes: Annual labor requirements stabilized by shifting part of the harvest work to growing season when labor needs slacken

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A. J. Winkler, University of California, Davis.
Lloyd H. Lamouria, University of California, Davis.

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California Agriculture 10(5):9-14.

Published May 01, 1956

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Efficient labor management on the 437,000 acres of California grapes has . been difficult to attain because—according to the State of California Department of Employment—there has been a statewide seasonal labor fluctuation of 6:1 in agricultural crops. The peak harvest labor demand of 360,000 man weeks was not easily obtained.

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The above progress report is based on Research Projects Nos. 1099A and 1551.

Machine harvesting of grapes: Annual labor requirements stabilized by shifting part of the harvest work to growing season when labor needs slacken

A. J. Winkler, Lloyd H. Lamouria
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Machine harvesting of grapes: Annual labor requirements stabilized by shifting part of the harvest work to growing season when labor needs slacken

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Authors

A. J. Winkler, University of California, Davis.
Lloyd H. Lamouria, University of California, Davis.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 10(5):9-14.

Published May 01, 1956

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Efficient labor management on the 437,000 acres of California grapes has . been difficult to attain because—according to the State of California Department of Employment—there has been a statewide seasonal labor fluctuation of 6:1 in agricultural crops. The peak harvest labor demand of 360,000 man weeks was not easily obtained.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The above progress report is based on Research Projects Nos. 1099A and 1551.


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