2018-02-08 / Front Page

Discussion needed about cherry prices

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I fail to understand why the

I fail to understand why the writers of this article are so mystified about cherry prices. Growing and selling cherries is like any other agricultural product. Farmers have become so productive they produce more product than can be consumed by buyers. Thankfully, cherry farmers now have LIMITED protection from production losses caused by weather. Farming is a tough business and farmers are tough. Unfortunately, they are victims of the commercial success of capitalism.