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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
The recent cold snap is one this farmer won't forget, especially
when he is in the process of growing his 1,800 strawberry plants.
Eric Morrow said his crop took some bumps and bruises from the
freezing temperatures, but the berries look to be okay.
"The cold weather just sets everything back. We lost our
blooms and our green fruit. So now, we kind of got to start the clock back and
keep going. So it will be 30 days if they start blooming today we will pick
some for Valentine's Day," said Morrow.
Surprisingly, Morrow would prefer this season's cold and dry
weather, instead of last year's wet and warm.
the wettest December on record last year and we were super warm. And last year
and we didn't do very well at all, because too much rain. The plants sit in
water all the time and it's just not good for anything," said Morrow.
LSU horticulture professor David Himelrick says it takes more than
just a burst of freezing temperatures to hurt the crop.
"The plants have had a good growing season. It has been cool, and
they are probably behind, because we have had such cool temperatures. But when
they start blooming we will have a pretty productive season," said Himelrick.
That is why he believes this year's harvest will be a good one.