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August 6, 2014 at 6:06 AM

Washington farm-labor group seeking apple workers

The Associated Press YAKIMA, Wash. — The Washington Farm Labor Association says a backlog of visa applications could leave the state without enough guest workers for the apple harvest. Association Director Dan Fazio says farmers in the Northwest are seeking about 1,500 new worker visas for the apple and pear harvests. They will join about 7,000 guest…

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