More than 300 local job-seekers have inquired about work at a Palisade, Colo., vineyard and orchard operation. They leave uninterested in the work that involves thinning, pruning and spraying the trees and vines.

The orchard operator would like to hire local, but he has no choice but to turn to the H-2A guestworker program to obtain the workers he needs.

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