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    Field Report: #Plant17

    Spring is always a busy time for farmers. It’s a race and a bit of a game versus Mother Nature to see when you can put your crop in the ground. For Mayberry Farms, the beginning of spring means uncovering strawberry plants. Over the winter, the plants have been protected by a thick blanket of straw. The first week in April, we grabbed our rakes and took to the fields to uncover the plants that will provide this years crop. Between the four of us, the current owners Wayne and Cindy Zastrow, Tim and myself, we uncovered five acres in one weekend. Once the berries are uncovered they will begin…