Aerial views of watermelon harvest at Van Groningen farms in Manteca, California.

A tractor pulls two trailers filled with freshly-picked watermelons
A specialist cuts ripe watermelons and rolls them into a central roll
Harvest crews load a tractor with ripe watermelons
Rows of cut watermelon awaiting pickup from harvest crews
Overhead view of watermelons being harvested
The sun rises over a watermelon field in Manteca, California