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Mild winter weather affected peach crops in parts of Texas


WEATHERFORD, Texas (AP) — Experts say the mild Texas winter hampered this year's peach crop in parts of the state.

The North Texas harvest appears to be bountiful, but growers in some other areas of the state faced challenges, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports ( ).

Jay Hutton, with the Hutton Peach Farm in Weatherford, said the family planned to be selling fruit on Saturday at the Parker County Peach Festival.

"It's been a great year," said Hutton, 28. "We've had multiple varieties that all set this year."

On Thursday, the farm's store was filled with half-bushel b...

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