Study: Georgia immigration law brought crop losses of $181M
by Ted Carter
Published: October 23,2011
Georgia’s new law cracking down on undocumented migrant workers in the state caused eight of 10 growers of perishable fresh fruit and vegetable crops to see labor shortages this spring, a Georgia Department of Agriculture survey found.
An analysis of the survey by the University of Georgia put overall losses to the agricultural industry at more than…
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