Labor concerns intensify for Vidalia onion growers

03/29/2012 12:29:00 PM
Doug Ohlemeier

“If they had gotten here a week earlier, we would have had those 100 acres,” he said.

“Their late arrival pushed us back a week. It got so hot, the onions blistered in the field.”

Hendrix said all growers can do is hope their workers will arrive on time.


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Joseph Oddo    
arizona  |  March, 30, 2012 at 02:32 PM

We have been using the H2-A program for 5 years and prior. I have never had workers arrive late. Whoever is running the H2-A program for your company does not understand H2-A.

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