Much of that poverty was imported. If farmers paid paid decent wages, and made
greater use of mechanization, there wouldn't be nearly so much poverty.
Don't they say that every year?
1) Tulare (and other Central Valley communities) have had problems with poverty
since the 1930s, due to the business model of large-scale agriculture (i.e.,
cheap workers and large farms). 2) Groundwater quality is terrible
there due ag-pollution.(Maybe interview CA "experts" next