The winter season has come to the Mid-Willamette Valley. After a challenging season for the valley's farmers, they have a chance to plan for next year. Agriculture is one sector that adds significant seasonal employment in the summer months, but that seasonal employment sees cuts in the fall and is gone by winter.
As fall ends and winter begins, seasonal employment declines in construction and food manufacturing. Typically, food manufacturing employment peaks in October or November. At the same time seasonal employment Published Jan-1-2014 ...more