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Temperatures dropped as low as -30° F in some areas, which has growers preparing for another rebuilding year.
New York grower says orchard tasks are behind due to snow and bitter cold.
Research scientist with University of Minnesota reported how the 2013 growing season and subsequent winter affected the state’s apple crop.
State hit hard by polar vortex; growers hopeful weather conditions don’t repeat.
Plants in Northeast, Michigan victims of polar vortex.
A combination of stress over the past two growing seasons and winter injury is causing tree deaths.
Growers also seeing spike in botrytis infections, vine collapses during growing season.
Vines collapsing, production down in states hit hardest by cold winter.
Results to impact purchasing provisions of New York Farm Winery Act.
Inland fields more affected, according to Michigan State University Extension agents.
Growers note low cropping of peaches, berries, and some apple varieties.
Extent of sub-zero temperatures is becoming evident at budburst.