Maine tomato grower tears out crop and starts over

07/17/2013 | Bangor Daily News (Maine) (free registration)

Tomato grower Backyard Farms in Madison, Maine, is tearing out its current crop of 500,000 plants to eradicate an infestation of white flies. The company, which typically grows about 27 million pounds of the fruit annually in its greenhouses, will replant, with the new crop expected to be ready for grocery store shelves by late October.

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