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    February 06, 2020

    From rain to hail to strong inventories to trade disputes, events local and global have created rough sledding for processing-tomato growers — but now things may be looking up.

    “I’m anticipating better spring weather,” said Anthony Chesini, who grows tomatoes in Colusa County. “I’m just looking forward to getting stuff in the ground on time, and if it gets in the ground on time, then it should be a pretty smooth year.”

    KEVIN HECTEMAN, California Farm Bureau Federation