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Trouble on the US farm: crops rot, growers seek workers

This file photo shows farm workers harvesting wine grapes at a vineyard in Santa Maria, California, on October 9, 2006. Some 61 percent of growers in California this year report shortages of laborers, especially in labor intensive crops like grapes and veHere's a mess with no easy fix: American crops going unpicked -- it's backbreaking work Americans won't touch -- and poor migrants in need of work shying from it for fear of being abused.