Farmworkers harvest tomatoes in one of the many Immokalee tomato fields. Florida tomato growers say they'll be out of business in a decade if rules for Mexican imports don't change. They maintain that a 1996 U.S.-Mexico agreement continues to hurt the state, and the 2011-12 season was one of the worst on record for Florida's tomato growers: The crop lost nearly $200 million of its value. 
  
  
  
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Farmworkers harvest tomatoes in one of the many Immokalee tomato fields. Florida tomato growers say they'll be out of business in a decade if rules for Mexican imports don't change. They maintain that a 1996 U.S.-Mexico agreement continues to hurt the state, and the 2011-12 season was one of the worst on record for Florida's tomato growers: The crop lost nearly $200 million of its value.



Kinfe Moroti/FILE

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