Photos of the Year: 2013 Winners: Portrait: 2013poy_06_01

First Place | PortraitJerry Wolford, News & RecordSears Crutchfield with a handful of freshly harvested sweet potatoes as he, Phillip Fryar and Justin Fryar hurriedly work to harvest a field of sweet potatoes before the predicted cold temperatures and frost can ruin the crop while in the ground. The crew worked until dark to get the crop out of the ground and into the storage barn at the Frieden Church Road farm on Wednesday October 23, 2013, in Gibsonville, N.C. Phillip Fryar said he had a good harvest from the five acres he planted.

First Place | Portrait 

Jerry Wolford, News & Record 

Sears Crutchfield with a handful of freshly harvested sweet potatoes as he, Phillip Fryar and Justin Fryar hurriedly work to harvest a field of sweet potatoes before the predicted cold temperatures and frost can ruin the crop while in the ground. The crew worked until dark to get the crop out of the ground and into the storage barn at the Frieden Church Road farm on Wednesday October 23, 2013, in Gibsonville, N.C. Phillip Fryar said he had a good harvest from the five acres he planted.