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  • Local farmers prepare for a wet weekend

    June 3, 2011 9:38 PM

    Local farmers are getting ready for what could be a wet weekend. Many are harvesting their crops as quickly as possible to preserve what they can. Strawberry and vegetable farmers say they have been trying to harvest as much as they can before the wet weather hits. The June gloom... more »
  • Recent storms destroy Santa Maria crops

    December 24, 2010 1:49 AM

    The record-setting rainfall has taken its toll on many farmers in Santa Maria. Harvest crops like broccoli, cauliflower, and celery were among the hardest hit. While farmers say we need the water, they say this was too much too quickly. For farmers, losing crops means losing cash. "We... more »
  • Florida and California strawberry growers could be in competition this spring

    April 5, 2010 11:46 AM

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Strawberry lovers are having a good spring with unusually low prices for the fruit in many places. At Publix supermarkets on Florida's Gulf Coast, shoppers can buy a pound of locally grown berries for $1.25. Prices elsewhere were a bit higher: $1.49 a pound... more »
  • Farmers enjoying a good rainy season

    March 1, 2010 2:01 PM

    Agriculture experts say its unclear whether all this rain has actually quenched the drought, but some farmers say they've only seen a positive impact from the rain. Strawberry growers say their major harvest is in April and May. They expect all the rain we've will bring better crops. Too much... more »
  • Storms halt harvesting for local farmers

    January 22, 2010 9:35 PM

    Storms throughout the region have created headaches for local growers. The weather is keeping workers inside and farm equipment off the fields. They say the rain is welcome--just not this much... at one time. This much rain over-saturates the ground and crops. The majority of produce sold across the country... more »

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