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Weather is impacting a popular fruit

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

The weather has has been a big topic the past few weeks.

It's impacted one of the most popular summer fruits. 

Some farmers hoped to start strawberry picking season this week because of the warmer weather.

But with recent storms, strong winds, and hail, the season has been delayed. 

Farmers are now hoping to start strawberry picking season next week around June 7th. 

Usually the season starts around the beginning or middle of June. 

Strawberries are one of the most popular fruits. 

They are also the first fruit you can pick during the summer season. 

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