Farm labor news
Farm labor news. July, 1946, pp. - PDF (1.6 MB)
-3- conditions were skipped by canners in 1946 and rather large acreages were left for seed. Labor Needs Met Despite the many difficulties, canners needs for foreign labor were well suppliec'. and most of then on time. That the foreign labor available to the state was handled with efficiency, is shown by the fact that large numbers were shifted over 4i; area of about 3,000 miles with almost no loss of time or crops. Cni ngPeas 6 Thdr Lo Production of nrocessing geas is estimated to be about 6 per cent under the 19'.5 yield, but considerably above the 10-yevr -,verae, the Crop Reporting Service announced on JuLly 24. Total acreage planted and yie].d par acre are also sliglhtl1- below 1945 but above the 10-year avera-e. ITZI Pounds toer acre (Shelled Peas) No. of Acres Processing Peas in Production TONS Produced (Shelled Peas) 1935-44 Averac;e 1,570 116,640 1945 1946 3,3,70 2,^100 152,000 150,000 m- rat n . o r Y d, U,U I IJ Ib WU Farm Labor FOSS +nn l:47 Favorable action by the Senate en 3 ?>L;. >2iciCncBill (HR6885) passed Jul-.y 16, assured funds for the operation of the Farm Labor Pro ran during the year 1947. The Farm Labor item, included in the Bill passed both the HIouse and Senate without a chan.;e in wording. Foreign Workers Give Satisfaction Emnloyers of foreign workers voiced almost unanimous approv.-1 for the qualit,; of work done by foreign workers this year. They are givinr- better services than last year's grouo, anch are ;robably the best that have been employed in the state. This Day be due to the fact that the office of labor was able to recruit workers from better solaces in the Isl;-Lnds and to contact better Mexican worlk-ers.
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