Workers fill a bin with fresh-picked peaches in an HMC Farms orchard near Selma. Federal estimates of employment and wages show that farm laborers are among the lowest paid workers in Fresno County, with at least half making less than $11 per hour in 2017.
Workers fill a bin with fresh-picked peaches in an HMC Farms orchard near Selma. Federal estimates of employment and wages show that farm laborers are among the lowest paid workers in Fresno County, with at least half making less than $11 per hour in 2017. CRAIG KOHLRUSS Fresno Bee file photo
Workers fill a bin with fresh-picked peaches in an HMC Farms orchard near Selma. Federal estimates of employment and wages show that farm laborers are among the lowest paid workers in Fresno County, with at least half making less than $11 per hour in 2017. CRAIG KOHLRUSS Fresno Bee file photo

The peach crop in the South is the pits. What does it mean for the Valley?

June 01, 2017 12:39 PM