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Penn State Researchers Hope to Extend Berry Growing Season in the Northeast

By In Berry On May 26, 2017


June marks the start of what many here in the Northeast believe is the sweetest part of summer — berry season. It’s a time ripe with strawberry festivals, pick-your-own-berries and local farmers’ markets.  For berry lovers and local farmers, the season is much too short — usually about one month of strawberry harvest and another for fresh, local raspberries — a span of time researchers at Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences are working to extend.  See more here.


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