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Bucking BRONCO BUSTER Vegetable Crate Label from California [CUSTOM FRAMED]

Bronco Buster California Vegetable Crate Label
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BRONCO BUSTER California Vegetables, Monterey Bay Packing Co., Castroville, California; Full dressed cowboy; chaps, red shirt, green neckerchief and all, waves his hat in the air as he attempts to stay on his bucking horse; rodeo, Wild West; Stecher Traung Litho., San Francisco. Custom framed in copper and glass, ready to hang on your kitchen or barn wall. Measures 7 X 5 1/8 inches. "California produces and ships a wide variety of fruits and vegetables in addition to citrus fruit, apples, pears and grapes. These are grown throughout the state in regions which have suitable climate, freedom from pests, availability of irrigation water if needed, and the capability of growing crops in off market seasons. Most vegetables are grown in the Watsonville - Salinas area south of San Francisco, in the Sacramento and San Joaquin river valleys, and in the Imperial and Coachella valleys in the southeastern part of the state. Winter vegetables are grown in these California desert valleys as well as, more recently in Arizona and Texas. The most common vegetable box used for lettuce, carrots and other vegetables, is a wire-wrapped wood slat box, with a tall rectangular label about 7" x 9". A number of fragile products including cherries, melons, peaches, plums and tomatoes are shipped in flat lug boxes similar to grape boxes. The long rectangular labels used on these range in size from 13" x 5" to 9" x 3". Asparagus, grown mainly in San Joaquin county is packed in a trapezoidal box, narrower at the top than the bottom to hold the tapering stalks of asparagus. The trapezoidal label is about 10" x 9"." Fruit Box Labels, McClelland & Last, 1983 (Out of Print)