Workin' It

Karen Richards

Oregon’s farm production depends on field workers to tend and harvest the crops. New technology could affect farmworkers for better or worse.  


Karen Richards

Growing crops is already a field with a lot of inherent risk. Add Oregon’s increasing heat waves and wildfire smoke, as well as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s obvious farm workers are on the front line in multiple ways. KLCC’s Karen Richards has this report on the future of farm work, the first in our series, “Workin’ It.”