Expanded production of labor-intensive crops increases agricultural employment
Philip L. Martin
California Agriculture 58(1):35-39. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v058n01p35.
It may be possible to employ a smaller total farm workforce, with each worker employed more hours and achieving higher earnings.
A. Khan is Research Program Specialist, Labor Market Information Division, California Employment Development Department (EDD); P. Martin is Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis; P. Hardiman is Research Manager, Labor Market Information Division, EDD. The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the policies of the EDD or the State of California.