Alphonso Hernandez trims the tops off the crate of cauliflower near Gresham, Oregon. He has nearly 20 acres of cauliflower and brussel sprouts. He estimates a yield of 400 crates of cauliflower to an acre with 9 to 12 heads per crate.
For cannery pea harvesting operations in Umatilla county, Mexican labor was a major factor in the successful harvesting operations. Note the 12 pea viners in operation, with trucks bringing in cannery peas from the surrounding fields.