04/29/05 — Berry Pickers

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Berry Pickers

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on April 29, 2005 1:51 PM

Wayne County strawberry picking

News-Argus/Mitch Loeber

Cold weather delayed the start of strawberry season and growers began picking the juicy berries in Wayne and surrounding counties only recently. But agricultural agents say farmers are expecting a bumper crop, thanks to plenty of rain. Above, Raegan Thornton, 5, picks strawberries with her mother, Holli, at Cottle Strawberry Farms on Thursday afternoon.