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Government forces blueberry farmers to pay workers 50 percent more.

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Lars brings on Harold Austin, Director of Orchard Administration of Zirkle Fruit, to discuss why the government is intervening on wages for blueberry pickers.  With reasonable wages already, if farmers are forced to pay their employees more, there won’t be much money left over.  This change may push farmers to replace human pickers with machines in order to make a profit.  Listen below for more.


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