Comments for: Backyard Farms rips up, replants entire crop due to white fly invasion; tomatoes unavailable till October

Posted July 17, 2013, at 5:40 p.m.
Last modified July 19, 2013, at 8:17 a.m.

MADISON, Maine — Backyard Farms, which grows 27 million pounds of tomatoes a year in its greenhouses in Madison, last week began to rip up its entire crop of half a million tomato plants in an effort to eradicate an infestation of white flies. The decision to replant its entire …

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