This is a challenging growing season for farmers. First a warm winter then an early spring frost and now fields are frying.
Farmer Reed Soergel, and his dog, Dozer, a ground hog specialist, are checking out the lay of the land. A warm spell in March forced fruit trees to flower and apples and peaches began growing about three weeks early. Then temperatures plunged.
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Reed Soergel of Soergel’s Orchard and Family Farm in Wexford estimates only about 30 percent of the apples in his orchard survived the snap.
The unusually warm spring has forced trees and perennials into full bloom, so the predicted cold snap with temps dipping below freezing could be a disaster for new growth.
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