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Buck6 (not verified)
on Aug 27, 2012

The farmers rely on this cheap labor. But its the tax payer who pays all the rest of the loborers bills. ETB, WIC, Electrical , and others subsadies. We even pay there Social Security.
When the labor rates get high enough the Automatic Picking Machine that has allready been invented will be refined enough for it to be used. Putting many people to work making them. World Ag Expo 2008. If you can sort 5000 blueberries a second for size and color. You can pick peaches, peanuts, tobacco or what ever else grows in the South East. Don't be surprised is they come up with a "Noodleing Machine" soon.

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