Fruit Growers Say U.S. Immigration Stunts Push for Healthy

Fruit Growers Say U.S. Immigration Stunts Push for Healthy

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Field workers at Berries by Bill Inc. trail a tractor, planting watermelon saplings at the 200-acre farm outside Newport, Arkansas last month. Lack of labor is constraining growth of fruit and vegetable production in the state at a time when new markets are encouraging the high-value, high-nutrition crops.