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Guadalupe Zarate harvests trees for Kitchen's Orchard in Hedgesville, West Virginia. He can pick a bushel, more than forty apples, per minute.
Alan Jinich for NPR
Many growers across the country have been left without a market due to oversupplied apple processors. West Virginia rescued its surplus, with a plan that donates apples to hunger-fighting charities.
A spotted lanternfly creeps on the ground during a baseball game in Pittsburgh in 2021.
Keith Srakocic