National Geographic : 1960 Jan
KODACHROMESBY NATIONALGEOGRAPHICPHOTOGRAPHERS Slicker-clad Workers Soak a Thirsty Crop of Broccoli Millions of packages of frozen fruits and vegetables come from Seabrook Farms' 16,000-acre mechanized plantation in south ern New Jersey. Distances on the farm are so great that su pervisors communicate with headquarters by radiotelephone. Assembly-line methods employ ing 500 workers, 200 trucks, and 75 tractors harvest the crop. These irrigators operate pow erful rotary sprinklers that can deluge fields in a 14-million gallon-a -day rainstorm.