A tomato grown for processing: a waxy, thick skinned, and tasteless hockey puck.!
A Yolo tomato grown for processing: waxy, thick skinned, and tasteless!
Intra-row irrigation channels are flooded periodically.
But on harvest day, the soil is bone dry.
Ready for harvest.
Harvesting is a noisy, dusty operation...and it goes all night long.
It's kind of like synchronized swimming!
The tractor guy spends all his time looking backward.
I'm surprised he's not wearing a mask or bandana.
At every corner in Yolo County, you'll find hundreds of squashed tomatoes that have fallen off the transport as they go round the turns.
Tomato sauce to-be.
Did I mention it was dusty?