Structural Unemployment: Americans Lack Farm Labor Skills
Most Americans simply don't apply for jobs harvesting fruits and vegetables in California, where one of every eight people is out of work, according to government data for a federal seasonal farmworker program analyzed by The Associated Press.
And the few unemployed Americans who apply through official channels usually don't stay on in the fields, a point comedian Stephen Colbert — dressed as a field hand — has alluded to in recent broadcasts on Comedy Central.
Anyone familiar with farm work can tell you - it is impossibly taxing physically. No one would wish it on their kids.
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