The New Mexico Chile Pepper Industry: Description, Labor Issues, and Economic Impact. Presented By: Teri Hall. Objectives:. Describe the New Mexico Chile Pepper Industry Describe the current labor situation and labor issues relevant to the New Mexico chile pepper industry;
Presented By: Teri Hall
Source: Local interviews and previously published material
Hand and growing region
7.79%Labor as a percentage of production cost for hand and mechanical chile harvest in Doña Ana and Sierra Counties, 1995, 1997, and 2000.
*Labor cost divided by total production costs.
Source: Eastman, 1997
Source: Eastman, 1996, Processor interviews conducted 5/2001-9/2001
Source: IMPLAN 2001, Model Output