Tomato farmers face tight schedule due to wet fields


Issue Date: April 5, 2017
By Bob Johnson

Sacramento Valley processing tomato growers face challenges from rain-soaked fields this entire season as they scramble to get their transplants in the ground early enough in April, hope the compacted ground and additional rains don't cause yield and disease issues later, and try to avoid logjams at the processor at harvest.

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