Summary Report for the 2016 California Agriculture: Water, Labor, and Immigration (4/19/16)

The 2016 California Agriculture: Water, Labor, and Immigration conference was held on April 16, 2016 at the Kalmanovitz Appellate Courtroom at the UC Davis Law School. This conference brought together experts to discuss the current issues in agriculture and farm labor.

The summary of the report, authored by Professor Emeritus Philip Martin, states: "Farmers fear shortages of water and labor. Both have been in short supply in recent years due to drought and reduced Mexico-US migration. California agriculture may be at a crossroads on both issues, facing higher costs and more uncertainty about the availability of two critical inputs."

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