Crop Failure for Okanagan Apricots
Record low temperatures experienced this February have had a big impact on apricot crops in the Okanagan Valley.
Many fields have been completely wiped out as a result of these harsh conditions and left apricot growers in a tough position.
It’s reported that extreme temperatures like this only hit the Valley about once every five-seven years, with temperatures dipping below -20°C, a fatal temperature for delicate stone fruit such as apricots.
Despite the freezing February, this years’ apple and cherry crops have held up well in all conditions. Apple crops seem to have slightly higher volume than last season and the quality of this years cherries is impressive to say the least.
Read more in this article by Kathy Michaels for Infotel.ca
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