The season is ripe for apples and peaches.
Alan Biggs, professor of plant pathology and tree fruit specialist at WVU’s Kearneysville Tree Fruit Research and Education Center, recently told The Associated Press the state’s fruit growers are expecting good apple and peach crops this year.
West Virginia University plant pathology specialist Allen Biggs says apple and peach crops appear to be above average in most areas.
Biggs credits good weather and good horticultural practices for this year’s success so far. Some growers saw losses from early spring frost but most got through the period without much damage.
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