Salinas Valley

Salinas Valley Deals With Farmworker Shortage; Fields Left UnpickedIts harvest time in the Salinas Valley, and produce from the “Salad Bowl of the World” is ready for the dinner table. But in this the land of plenty, there is a big shortage of farm workers.
Robot Lettuce Pickers In Salinas Point To Future Of FarmingRobotic farming could provide relief from recent labor shortages, lessen the unknowns of immigration reform, even reduce costs, increase quality and yield a more consistent product.
Salinas Farmworker Dies In Near 100-Degree HeatState workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a farm supervisor who died after passing out on a Salinas Valley farm.