Phil Martin's comments on workers of California farmers feature in the Sacramento Bee

Phil Martin's comments on the California farmworkers feature in Sacramento Bee article titled  "California farmers saying that they don’t have enough workers – but it’s not because of Trump."

Martin says discusses how the slowdown of illegal workers coming from Mexico has transformed California agriculture, resulting in higher wages and mechanization. He continues saying that "while about 55 percent of the nation’s farmworkers are still undocumented, the average age is almost 40 and these workers have established homes and don’t migrate any more." He also discusses the options available to farmers to either mechanize or increase benefits to workers.

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