Andrew Mason is pleased with his raspberry crop this year, but last year was a different story: His fruit was infested with fruit fly larvae. This season, some area raspberry growers — like Mason — seem to be free of the pests, but for others, they’re costing hundreds of berries. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
The raspberries are round and plump at Wayside Produce on Thursday, but many fruit growers in the area are not so fortunate. Some have been hit hard by a newly arrived variety of fruit fly.