Adjusting to Technological Change in Strawberry Harvest Work

Rosenberg, Howard R

from ARE Update Vol. 7, No. 1, Sept/Oct, 2003

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Abstract

A machine used by many Ventura County strawberry firms in 2003 holds economic promise for adopters throughout California. While significantly reducing the amount of labor needed in the harvest, it alters the jobs of crew members and raises several key questions for human resource managers.

Keywords

machine, technology, strawberry, labor, harvest, job, benefit, grower, cost

Citation

Rosenberg, Howard R. "Adjusting to Technological Change in Strawberry Harvest Work." ARE Update 7(1)(2003):3-6. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2003/7/1/adjusting-to-technologica/