In this indicator we report on the average number of agricultural workers throughout the year and the number and month of peak employment for migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFW). The number of MSFW changes month to month as workers move for seasonal employment.
In Owyhee in 2017,
- the average number of agricultural workers was 1,592 annually,
- the peak employment of migrant workers numbered 841,
- the peak monthly employment for migrant workers occurred in the 6th month,
- and in that peak month the migrant workers made up 53 percent of Owyhee's agricultural workforce.