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