Workers harvest sweet potatoes Livingston in this 2015 file photo. President Donald Trump's hard line against immigrants in the U.S. illegally has sent a chill through the nation's agricultural industry, which fears a crackdown will deprive it of the labor it needs to plant, grow and pick the crops that feed the country.
Workers harvest sweet potatoes Livingston in this 2015 file photo. President Donald Trump's hard line against immigrants in the U.S. illegally has sent a chill through the nation's agricultural industry, which fears a crackdown will deprive it of the labor it needs to plant, grow and pick the crops that feed the country. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com
Workers harvest sweet potatoes Livingston in this 2015 file photo. President Donald Trump's hard line against immigrants in the U.S. illegally has sent a chill through the nation's agricultural industry, which fears a crackdown will deprive it of the labor it needs to plant, grow and pick the crops that feed the country. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsunstar.com

Farmers fear deportation of workers could hurt livelihood

April 25, 2017 9:02 AM