UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Professor Daniel Sumner's Comments about Farm Labor Shortage Quoted in CNBC Story about Increased Use of Automated Harvesting Equipment

March 14, 2018

Agricultural and Resource Economics Distinguished Professor Daniel Sumner, director of the UC Agricultural Issues Center, is quoted in the CNBC article "From strawberries to apples, a wave of agriculture robotics may ease the farm labor crunch."

Dr. Sumner comments are about how the flow of undocumented immigrants as part of the California farm labor force has been in gradual decline.

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