In Utah, many agricultural activities - such as cattle ranching and dairy and chicken farming - occur year round.

But many other activities are seasonal, determined only by the ripeness or readiness of the fruits and vegetables.The work schedule for the migrant farm worker is as follows:

June

- Sweet cherry picking occurs in Box Elder, Davis, Utah and Weber counties.

- Onion weeding occurs in Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Salt Lake and Weber counties.

- Melon weeding occurs in Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Emery, Grand and Weber counties.

July

- Tart cherry picking occurs in Box Elder, Davis, Utah and Weber counties.

- Apricot picking occurs in Box Elder, Davis and Weber counties.

- Raspberry picking occurs in Cache, Davis, Rich and Utah counties.

- Tomato harvesting starts in Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Salt Lake, Utah and Weber counties.

August

- Melon harvesting starts in Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Emery, Grand and Weber counties during the first week in August and ends during the second week in September or at the beginning of October.

- Potato harvesting starts in Box Elder, Davis, Iron, Juab, Millard, Piute, Utah and Weber counties.

- Peach picking starts in Box Elder, Davis, Grand, Utah, Washington and Weber counties.

September

- Pear picking starts in Box Elder, Cache, Grand, Utah, Washington and Weber counties.

- Apple picking starts in Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Grand, Utah, Washington and Weber counties.

- Onion harvesting starts in Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Salt Lake and Weber counties.