Jeff Rottkamp

Long Island Strawberry Crop

Rainy June After Bitter Winter Is Bad News For Long Island Strawberries

This rainy week has taken its toll on local farmers, with fruits and vegetables hungry for sunshine after already having been delayed by the cool spring.

06/13/2014

Long Island tomatoes face a blight for a 5th straight year. (credit: CBS 2)

Tomato Blight Returns To Long Island; Farmers Worry Crop May Be Lost

The confirmation of the blight’s return makes this the fifth year in a row a tomato blight has surfaced on Long Island.

07/29/2013