Farmworkers thin a Firebaugh canatalope field. An uptick in farm jobs between March and April — the first wave of the central San Joaquin Valley’s busy agricultural season — is helping the area’s jobless rate improve.
Farmworkers thin a Firebaugh canatalope field. An uptick in farm jobs between March and April — the first wave of the central San Joaquin Valley’s busy agricultural season — is helping the area’s jobless rate improve. JOHN WALKER FRESNO BEE STAFF PHOTO
Farmworkers thin a Firebaugh canatalope field. An uptick in farm jobs between March and April — the first wave of the central San Joaquin Valley’s busy agricultural season — is helping the area’s jobless rate improve. JOHN WALKER FRESNO BEE STAFF PHOTO

Agriculture leads a decrease in Fresno County unemployment

May 22, 2015 10:53 AM