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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Frost Damage on Fruit Trees

With the early warm temperatures we experienced this year the Fruit Trees were already beginning to bloom when the temperatures turned cold again.  On March 15th the temperature at the Fruit Station dropped to 14 degrees Fahrenheit.  Critical temperatures for frost …

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Tree Fruit Pruning Workshop

A tree fruit pruning workshop was held at the Fruit Station on Saturday March 18th.  Those in attendance received instructions on proper pruning and tool safety as well as some hands on pruning in the demonstration garden in the field.   …

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