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The three S concepts that make California agriculture different from agriculture in other states are sales, share, and seasonal . Sales are unique in CA because California produces a lot of fruits, vegetables, and horticultural products (FVH). These products account for a lot of agricultural production in CA and are high value products. Share refers to the sharing of labor. Labor is a controllable
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Unformatted text preview: expense of the farmer and accounts for around 20-40% of the production cost of fruits and vegetables. Seasonality refers to the fact that the need for labor fluxes with the seasons. The demand for labor peaks during the summer months and lulls between December and February. The issue becomes who pays for the surplus of workers when they have no work to do....
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2011 for the course ARE 150 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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