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Tomatoes in the Verde Valley are having a tough time this year depending on the variety of tomatoes planted and when they were planted. Partially green tomatoes can turn red sitting on the counter top, but this is not ideal, according to a grower. VVN/Vyto Starinskas

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ROTTEN TOMATOES ... Well, at least it's a rotten season for them, according to local growers

VERDE VALLEY -- It's a rotten season for tomatoes. The tomatoes aren't rotten. The problem seems to be the opposite, they won't ripen.

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ROTTEN TOMATOES ... Well, at least it's a rotten season for them, according to local growers

VERDE VALLEY -- It's a rotten season for tomatoes. The tomatoes aren't rotten. The problem seems to be the opposite, they won't ripen.

Tease photo

ROTTEN TOMATOES ... Well, at least it's a rotten season for them, according to local growers

VERDE VALLEY -- It's a rotten season for tomatoes. The tomatoes aren't rotten. The problem seems to be the opposite, they won't ripen.