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June Drop in Apples: It is a Good Thing

Welcome rains have come to the orchard this week.  Conditions were getting dry and we were concerned about the new plantings and the stress that the trees were undergoing because of the lack of rain. Things are looking better now. “June … Continue reading

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Apple Bloom – 2014

The bloom in the apples was breathtaking!  Cool temperatures allowed for an extended bloom and a longer pollination period.  The severe winter affected the honey bees in our orchard.  Eighty percent of the hives did not survive the winter thus … Continue reading

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