By: Alex Crescenti | WCTV Eyewitness News
MONTICELLO, Fla. (WCTV) -- Saturday morning, hundreds of people descended upon downtown Monticello for the 68th annual Jefferson County Watermelon Festival.
The two week-long festival features everything from art exhibits to bed ..
MARK MORENO | STAFF WRITER May 13, 2018
ALAMO ¡ª As the temperatures start to soar with the rapid approach of summer, it was easy to appreciate the refreshing, flavorful fruit that inspired an annual festival here.
The lure of juicy watermelon, carniva..
by Rachel Langlitz & Annie AndersenWednesday, June 20th 2018
BLACKSBURG, Va. (WSET) -- A group of Virginia Tech students are taking home $30,000 and first prize in the Ag-Bot Challenge for a competition on high-tech watermelon harvesting. On a hot summer day, there's n..
The watermelon seeds which were planted in mid-January in greenhouses in Antalya, have been harvested since April 13th. The harvest will continue until the end of May and the annual watermelon production of Antalya is estimated to be around 450,000 tons. Growers are now selling w..