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Ohio Tree Fruit Growers Suffering

Monday, May 28, 2007 at 1:31 PM

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More than a month after an Easter snow storm buried Northeast Ohio under more than a foot of snow, many farmers are struggling to recover their crops. Perhaps no industry was harder hit than the state's tree fruit growers, some of whom are writing this year off as a total loss. Diane Miller is state extension specialist for tree fruits at Ohio State University. She says the unseasonably warm weather just before the snow storm made the situation much worse.

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