It seems like the local strawberry season is coming
to an end a little early this year.
According to local farmers.
strawberry crops don't like the amount of heat and
rain we've seen over the last month...
and when the temperature is consistently over 80 degrees
the strawberries mature more quickly.
giving them less time to develope.
which means they ripen when they're smaller.
With no end in sight for hot temps.
one farmer says this weekend might be the end of the
We usually last until the 4th of July, so we're a
week earlier, but it's going to be 90 this weekend.
There won't be nothing left.
It'll cook in the field.
While the picking season did start earlier than normal.
farmers say picker turnout has been pretty good when
it wasn't raining.