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Strawberry crop came in early and strong

Pick-your-own and farm market strawberries are ripe and ready!

Strawberry crop coming in early and strong

Just a few weeks after heavy freezes threatened the strawberry crop for most Virginia growers, the pick-your-own season is in full swing.

Strawberries top U.S. berry sales; other varieties see gains

A recent produce industry journal article finds strawberries are the top-selling U.S.-grown berry, while greater availability of other berries has led to sales increases for those.

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