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Fickle weather has strawberry producers concerned

by Published: April 9,2012

Tags: agriculture, farmers, farms, heat, horticulture, rain, strawberries, Weather

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — An early strawberry season delights consumers, but growers must keep an eye on this spring’s fickle weather to protect their delicate and valuable crop. “The strawberry crop has come into production two weeks earlier than normal,” said Wayne Porter, a Mississippi State University Extension Service agent in Lauderdale County who specializes in […] [...]

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