Humidity impacting local farmers

Humidity is expected to be on the rise this weekend and some local farmers are impacted from it.

Nick Monin, of Monin Farms, is pleased about the warm summer and the lack of rain we have had this year.

“What it’s doing is helping stuff for next year believe it or not strawberries are sitting on their blooms right now for the following year,” Monin said.

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Although recently we have been in a drought this brings great news to farmers.

Monin suggests, “The less rain we have the more sugar content is in the fruit.”

The rain we have this year will even have bigger impact on the crops we will see next year.

“The more little bit of rain they have the better more strawberries there going to put out for next year and the same things goes with your peaches, cherries everything,” Monin said.

Monin Farms is located at 8201 Frederick Pike in Dayton.

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