Who Are the Most Common Vegetable Farm Employees? [2019 State of the Vegetable Industry Report]
Your vegetable operation size has a big impact on who you hire, our 2019 State of the Vegetable Industry Survey shows. Take a look at how the top five positions change when organized by acreage:
Your size also affects how many are on your payroll. Reflecting the labor shortage, the average number of employees fell since last year.
Seasonal workers are down across the board, with large growers hit hardest. Full-time seasonal workers on large operations dropped from 171 to 136.
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