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Washington / Apples / Labor Shortage #1005695

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 26, 2011
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(Seattle: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Wenatchee valley, Washington: Ben Tracy) The predicament for the apple harvest season in Washington state featured; scenes shown from the orchards that are having trouble finding apple pickers because of the lack of migrant workers. [Grower Al ROBISON††- comments on frozen apples; notes most Americans won't do this work.] [Foreman Alfonso GARCIA†- comments on the workers.] [Washington State Horticultural Assn. Bruce GRIM††- wants a program for Mexican migrant workers.]

Pelley, Scott;
Tracy, Ben

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