News and views about agriculture and other issues in rural Northern California
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
California strawberries still on a roll
In the photo, strawberries are displayed at the Thursday night Market Street Fair in Redding.
Strawberry production in California is still at a record pace, having surpassed 106 million flats by the end of June, a California Strawberry Commission official told me. That's about 2.5 million flats ahead of last year's pace, according to Chris Christian, the organization's vice president of marketing.