Photo Credit: Conrad Fox
A Mexican farm worker, covered in soot after burning the undergrowth in order to harvest the season's Sugar Cane crop.
Sugar Cane
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It’s estimated 300,000 Mexicans come to the U.S. every year looking for work. That hurts employers back in Mexico. Sugar cane growers in southern Mexico have to import workers from remote rural areas to harvest their crop. But importing workers has gotten so expensive some sugar cane growers are going to the U.S. themselves to supplement the family income. Conrad Fox reports.
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Mexican Sugar Industry Anxious
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