Freshly picked grapes sit on a paper tray to dry into raisins. The end of agriculture’s busy harvest seasons for crops such as raisins and almonds helped contribute to the loss of more than 11,000 farm jobs in Fresno County between September and October, according to the latest employment statistics released Friday, Nov. 20, 2015.
Freshly picked grapes sit on a paper tray to dry into raisins. The end of agriculture’s busy harvest seasons for crops such as raisins and almonds helped contribute to the loss of more than 11,000 farm jobs in Fresno County between September and October, according to the latest employment statistics released Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Fresno Bee file
Freshly picked grapes sit on a paper tray to dry into raisins. The end of agriculture’s busy harvest seasons for crops such as raisins and almonds helped contribute to the loss of more than 11,000 farm jobs in Fresno County between September and October, according to the latest employment statistics released Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA Fresno Bee file

October farm job losses drive Fresno County unemployment rate higher

November 20, 2015 11:59 AM