Lodinews.com

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Area farms ahead of heat-stress learning curve

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, August 3, 2005 10:00 pm

Wearing a beanie, long-sleeve shirt and jeans, George Rodriguez says he doesn't pay attention to the heat from the noon sun as he picks and sorts tomatoes on a dusty plot of land on East Kettleman Lane.

"I just don't think about it," said 15-year-old Rodriguez, sifting at a casual pace through a red plastic bucket of Early Girls for Toscano and Sons. "The more you think about it, the hotter it feels."

Subscription Required

An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login now

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

You must login to view the full content on this page.

Thank you for reading 10 free articles on our site. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 10 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription at this time and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. If you need help, please contact our office at 209-369-2761. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login now

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

Poll

Loading…

New Classifieds Ads

Twitter

Mailing List

Subscribe to a mailing list to have daily news sent directly to your inbox.

  • Breaking News

    Would you like to receive breaking news alerts? Sign up now!

  • News Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily news headlines? Sign up now!

  • Sports Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily sports headlines? Sign up now!

Manage Your Lists