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Critical temperatures for frost damage on fruit trees

I ran across this useful chart from Utah State University on the temperature thresholds that cause damage to a variety of fruit trees.  It summarizes how different stages of fruit production from bud to flower are affected by freezing temperatures. You might find it useful as well. You can see…
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Weather causes woes for California and Florida strawberry producers ahead of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is always a big deal for strawberry producers who want to sell lots of chocolate-covered, juicy berries to lovers across the country. This year’s harvest in both California and Florida have been hampered by bad weather, which has delayed harvest. In California, cold and wet weather has damaged…
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