The first Hermiston Watermelon crop is good to go. Hermiston Watermelons are legendary and now the first of the new crop is ready to go!

Two growers that specialize in the local crop are prepping for a new season of the favorite fruit in Hermiston.

Bellinger Farms has already started selling their crop boasting that they are pleased with the weights and sugar content. They start shipping out on Friday.

Walchli Farms located on Loop Road says that their watermelons are almost ready to go and are expecting a nice crop this year.

Ideal weather in June helped the crops and now tasty Hermiston Watermelons will be available to all this summer and fall season.

You can check out more details on the Watermelon crops and their status here