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ERIC Number: ED002430
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 22
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ARIZONA FARM LABOR REPORT.
SALTER, RICHARD H.
THE ORGANIZATION OF THE FARM PLACEMENT PROGRAM IS DESCRIBED. INCLUDED ARE THE ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATIONS, THE LOCAL LEVELS, THE STATE FARM LABOR ADVISORY COMMITTEE, AND THE PLANNING AND OPERATING METHODS USED BY FARM PLACEMENT PERSONNEL IN MEETING FARM LABOR NEEDS. MAJOR CROP ACTIVITIES ARE RELATED TO COTTON AND VEGETABLES. THE LABOR FORCE IS MAINLY COMPOSED OF RESIDENT AND OUT-OF-STATE LABOR. MONTHS OF ACTIVITY ARE FROM JULY THROUGH NOVEMBER. THE PACKAGING OF COTTON AND VEGETABLES IS NOW MECHANIZED, THESE CROPS WERE FORMERLY PACKAGED BY HAND. THE RECRUITMENT AND PLACEMENT OF FARM LABOR IS DISCUSSED IN TERMS OF TRANSPORTATION, WAGES, HOUSING, INDIANS, YOUTH, THE AREA REDEVELOPMENT PROGRAM, MEXICAN NATIONALS, THE ANNUAL WORKER PLAN, AND WAGE REPORTS. THE WAGE FINDING PROGRAM IS IMPROVED OVER THE PAST YEAR BECAUSE OF A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE MECHANICS INVOLVED AND BECAUSE OF THE ADDITION OF A FIELD STAFF. AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH PROJECTS CONDUCTED DURING THE YEAR ARE LISTED. TABLES WHICH REFLECT LABOR NEEDS, METHODS OF LABOR RECRUITMENT, AND RECORDS OF ACCOMPLISHMENT ARE INCLUDED. A COPY OF THE ARIZONA FARM LABOR BULLETIN AND A DESCRIPTION OF MARICOPA COUNTY'S INVOLUNTARY DAY HAUL PROGRAM ARE ALSO INCLUDED.
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Authoring Institution: Arizona State Employment Security Commission, Phoenix.
Identifiers: Arizona (Phoenix)