Louisiana Peach Farmers Loved the Cold Winter

By James Parish, KSLA-TV 12, Shreveport

RUSTON - Many in the ArkLaTex hate the cold winter, but peach farmers love it. For the first time in about 3 years, Louisiana peach farmers are expecting a good harvest. Joe Mitcham, the owner of Mitcham Farms in Ruston, LA, says most of his peach trees require about 850 chill hours, and this year they got a lot more than that.