The Digital Journalist
©Steve Raymer
Nurturing almond trees that will help produce California's leading agricultural export crop, Sikh farmers of Punjabi origin take a break under a blistering sun at a nursery in the Sacramento valley near Yuba City. Turbans and tractors dominate Sutter County, California, where more than 10,000 Sikh farmers have lived since the late 1800s--the first large-scale Indian immigrant group to come to the United States.