members, click to sign in..

4,031 active users!!Bandwidth
SATURDAY
JAN 31, 2015
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -7 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
Photos
StoresNew Stuff!
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
RELIGION, CURRENT EVENTS, TECHNOLOGY Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
FRONT PAGE  |  1/31/2015
THURSDAY, SEP 30, 2010  |  8 comments
Despite economy, Americans don't want farm work
As the economy tanked during the past two years, a debate has raged over whether immigrants are taking jobs that Americans want. Here, amid the sweltering vineyards of the largest farm state, the answer is no.

Most Americans simply don't apply for jobs harvesting fruits and vegetables in California, where one of every eight people is out of work, according to government data for a federal seasonal farmworker program analyzed by The Associated Press.

And the few unemployed Americans who apply through official channels usually don't stay on in the fields, a point comedian Stephen Colbert—dressed as a field hand—has alluded to in recent broadcasts on Comedy Central. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.breitbart.com

Response to economic crisis?
  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Biblical Economics • Pastor John MacArthur | 6/15/2010
•  Is My Name Demas • Dr. Bob Jones III | 1/12/2007
•  Response to economic crisis?Dr. Alan Cairns | 3/9/2009

   01/28/15  |  CBO Director Predicts Unsustainable Debt, ‘Heightening the Risk...
   01/15/15  |  Stocks fall; Dow's longest loss streak in 3 months • 1 comments
   01/10/15  |  Unemployment Improves, Yet Labor Force Participation Hits... • 2 comments
   01/05/15  |  71% of Americans Are 'Dissatisfied' With Direction of the Country • 5 comments
   01/04/15  |  Obama to highlight economic policies in aggressive push toward... • 8 comments
MORE RELATED ( ECONOMY ) NEWS | MORE..
   01/30/15  |  Churches destroyed in Muslim mob attack but Bible survives • 2 comments
   01/27/15  |  Boko Haram emerges as brutal Islamic State of Africa • 5 comments
   01/27/15  |  Plans to ban spanking in Wales dropped • 5 comments
   01/23/15  |  Saudi state TV reports King Abdullah, longtime US ally, has died... • 16 comments
   01/14/15  |  NI: Gay couple launch legal bid to redefine marriage • 6 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   01/01/15  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 10 comments
   12/01/14  |  From Tyndale to Today: A New Study Bible • 34 comments
   06/02/14  |  A Letter to SermonAudio From a Missionary to Haiti • 10 comments
   02/07/14  |  Bringing the Gospel of John to Every Home in Austin, TX • 37 comments
   01/07/14  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2014 Family Conference at... • 1 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 8 user comment(s)
News Item9/30/10 4:51 PM
wayneuk  Find all comments by wayneuk
I give up

Thanks sermonaudio.com for sorting out my problem

8

News Item9/30/10 4:27 PM
San Jose John | San Jose, CA  Find all comments by San Jose John
Commuting from city areas to farm areas here in California can take as long as 2 hours or more. I always thought that this distance was the main hinderance for city-folk who might want to earn extra or part-time $$ working in the fields.

It's much easier to stay in town and flip burgers or push a broom for comparable pay .

7

News Item9/30/10 12:06 PM
Luddite  Find all comments by Luddite
Mike wrote:
Perhaps a more realistic reason most Americans don't go for this type work is that unemployment checks lessen need.
I thoght the reason for the decline in farm work was mechanisation.
6

News Item9/30/10 11:52 AM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
Scott, while the thought of running a farm business is indeed daunting to me, anyone can pick fruits & vegetables. We do that in Willcox several times a year at you-pick farms there. The only hard part is figuring out which ones are ripe & have few defects. Some look good but are rotten inside, while others are edible but look bad. Hmm, this sounds like a sermon illustration...

I agree with Mike's point. People will do any work if they're starving or close to it.

5

News Item9/30/10 10:44 AM
Mike | New York  Find all comments by Mike
left field wrote:
"Most Americans simply don't apply for jobs harvesting fruits and vegetables in California, where one of every eight people is out of work"
If America is anything like Britain, then farm work is long hours, hard graft - for very little pay.
The idyllic picture of being out in the fresh air, green fields and healthy, only works on the movies.
Not necessarily so. Having been raised on a farm, and worked on another's, yes the work is physically demanding. However, it hands down beats cubicle life, or mind-numbing repetitious jobs. Some of the farm work pays according to effort/output, a right way to render, imo.

Perhaps a more realistic reason most Americans don't go for this type work is that unemployment checks lessen need.

4

News Item9/30/10 10:09 AM
left field  Find all comments by left field
"Most Americans simply don't apply for jobs harvesting fruits and vegetables in California, where one of every eight people is out of work"

If America is anything like Britain, then farm work is long hours, hard graft - for very little pay.

The idyllic picture of being out in the fresh air, green fields and healthy, only works on the movies.

3

News Item9/30/10 8:20 AM
John Yurich USA | USA  Find all comments by John Yurich USA
Scott McMahan wrote:
This seems to be assuming Americans "want" farm jobs, but how many Americans these days have any experience at all working on a farm? This is not the America of Little House on the Prairie any longer. The nation would have to have a massive retraining program to create a nation of farmers again.
I was raised in the city and yet I will not need to be retrained to become a farmer when I purchase a farm in Eastern Colorado because I have studied up on raising range cattle, sheep, chickens and vegetable gardening.
2

News Item9/30/10 6:41 AM
Scott McMahan | Internet  Protected NameFind all comments by Scott McMahan
This seems to be assuming Americans "want" farm jobs, but how many Americans these days have any experience at all working on a farm? This is not the America of Little House on the Prairie any longer. The nation would have to have a massive retraining program to create a nation of farmers again.
1
There are a total of 8 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Nancy Pelosi, Liberals Admit 'Obamacare' Funds Abortion
elmer: "obamasnare funds more than baby murder. it funds the entire allopathic..."
-5 min 20 
High school holds 'hijab day' for students
wayfairer pilgrim from lubbock,tx: "how is it the most politically correct..."
-49 min 
Christians Watching the Super Bowl?
carl haydock from england: "jamie from iowa, trevor hammack resigned from ministry...."
-1 hrs 30 


Lou Veiga
II. Worship God Rightly

The Ten Commandments
Sunday - PM
Covenant Presbyterian Church
Play! | MP3 | RSS


Ken Jones
The Departure of Jesus

Acts
Glendale Missionary...
Play! | MP3

Guy Walker
Revelation and Response #1

The Bible-Driven Church
Oakdale Missionary Baptist
Play! | MP3

Russ Sukhia
Synthetic Christianity

Liberty Church, PCA
Sunday Service
Transcript!Play! | MP3

E. A. Johnston
Advice To Young Evangelists

Evangelism Awakening
Teaching
Play! | MP3

Sponsor:
Dr. Voddie Baucham Reviews Puritan HD

"Simply ast­on­ish­ing." "Must have." "Am­az­ing tool." Click here for his full rev­iew.
www.puritandownloads.com/dr..

Event: 2015 Sovereign Grace Bible Conference
Sovereign Grace Baptist Church

SPONSOR | 4,300+

SPONSOR




                   
Bitterest disappointments are God's gracious appointments. ... Anonymous

City: Las Vegas, NV
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad New!
Church App New!
Android New!
Church App New!
Kindle + Nook New!
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI Sites
Domain Redirect
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword
SOAP API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2015 SermonAudio.com.