Farmers see huge apple numbers - Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports

Farmers see huge apple numbers

Posted:

It's a record setting year for apples. 

Local farmers are saying they've got more apples than they know what to do with.  Great weather and not much frost are the main reasons for the high numbers.

The biggest winner may be consumers.

"It's great for the consumer in that they have more choice and more places to go, and the prices should be lower because of such an abundance of apples," says Bill Teichman a local farmer.

A shortage on apple crates has also been a result of this year's crop.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Can't pay for lunch? Throw it away - Westville Elementary changes lunch policy

    Can't pay for lunch? Throw it away - Westville Elementary changes lunch policy

    Westville Elementary is changing their school policy on lunches after a 6th grader was forced to throw away her hot lunch due to low funds in her account.More >>
    Westville Elementary is changing their school policy on lunches after a 6th grader was forced to throw away her hot lunch due to low funds in her account.
    More >>
  • UPDATE: Gas Leak in Benton Township

    UPDATE: Gas Leak in Benton Township

    11:30am UPDATE: Officials say evacuation orders remain in place for the affected area. Roadblocks remain in place and air quality checks are being performed.Authorities are waiting on more information from TransCanada before issuing any more information on when people can return to their homes.More >>
    11:30am UPDATE: Officials say evacuation orders remain in place for the affected area. Roadblocks remain in place and air quality checks are being performed.Authorities are waiting on more information from TransCanada before issuing any more information on when people can return to their homes. More >>
  • One killed, US 421 closed after two-vehicle accident in LaPorte County

    One killed, US 421 closed after two-vehicle accident in LaPorte County

    One person is dead and US 421 is closed after two vehicles collided head-on Tuesday morning in LaPorte County.LaPorte County Police say the accident happened just before 8:30am EDT on US 421. So far there is one confirmed fatality. Police say they initially closed down US 421 in both directions between 50 N. and the Toll Road entrance.INDOT has since taken over management of the roads, and has closed US 421 from SR 2 to CR 400 N.More >>
    One person is dead and US 421 is closed after two vehicles collided head-on Tuesday morning in LaPorte County.LaPorte County Police say the accident happened just before 8:30am EDT on US 421. So far there is one confirmed fatality. Police say they initially closed down US 421 in both directions between 50 N. and the Toll Road entrance.INDOT has since taken over management of the roads, and has closed US 421 from SR 2 to CR 400 N.More >>
Powered by WorldNow

Fox 28

WSJV-TV FOX 28
58096 County Road 7, South
Elkhart, IN 46517

Switchboard: 574.679.9758
News Phone: 574.679.4545
Station Fax: 574.294.1267
Email: fox28news@fox28.com

All content ©Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSJV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Heather Stewart at (574) 343-5310. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.