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Fruit Farmers In Northeast Brace For Frigid Temps

It has become a familiar but frustrating drill for farmers in the Northeast. With temperatures expected to fall near freezing, they spent Friday preparing orchard heaters, irrigation systems and frost alarms to protect fruit crops that blossomed early and are particularly vulnerable to the elements.

04/27/2012

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Md. Farmers Sweating Early Spring

While the Mid-Atlantic has been enjoying an early spring, it’s not much fun for fruit farmers in the region.

03/18/2012

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