U.S., Mexico Increasingly Competing for Farm Labor

The Wall Street Journal features J. Ed Taylor's presentation on increasingly competing for farm labor between the U.S and Mexico. 

The majority of hired farmworkers in the U.S., estimated at around 1 million, are Mexican, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. In California, Mexican migrants account for 90% of hired workers, according to independent estimates. But the pool of Mexican agricultural workers is steadily declining, with no indication that it will be reversed, according to J. Edward Taylor, professor of agricultural and resource economics at the University of California, Davis.

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