Peach blossoms surround a tractor moving through the middle of a peach tree orchard on Oakdale Rd. near Claribel Rd., in Modesto, Calif., on Wednesday, March 17, 2010. (DARRYL BUSH/dbush@modbee.com)
Peach blossoms surround a tractor moving through the middle of a peach tree orchard on Oakdale Rd. near Claribel Rd., in Modesto, Calif., on Wednesday, March 17, 2010. (DARRYL BUSH/dbush@modbee.com)
Peach blossoms surround a tractor moving through the middle of a peach tree orchard on Oakdale Rd. near Claribel Rd., in Modesto, Calif., on Wednesday, March 17, 2010. (DARRYL BUSH/dbush@modbee.com)

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