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California Strawberry Growers Enjoying A Good Year

Undated — Despite damage from severe rains in the Northern region of the state, California strawberry growers are enjoying a bumper crop this year.

The California strawberry commission says farmers have produced nearly 600 million pounds of strawberries so far this season.

That´s a 12% increase over this time last year. Growers in Southern California who haven´t had to deal with excessive rain have been taking up the slack, picking all the berries they can to meet demand.