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Old 03-15-2017, 08:50 AM
 
Location: SWCT - close to coast
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Goodbye Cherry Blossoms.. If DC got down to 24 its a 90% loss. They dropped to 21.9. Wonder how many farms lost their peaches or seedlings.


Check out the temps this morning even down south. WOW


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Old 03-15-2017, 08:17 PM
 
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Anyone see how far the cold air is going? Not good. Freeze warnings all the way down to Florida

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Old 03-16-2017, 05:37 AM
 
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Ouch. Another Cold morning down south.


March 16, 2017. Such ashame the cold is killing the blooms and crops.


Let me see if I can find some reports but looking at the widespread cold of low-mid 20s, looks like there would be damage all the way down to central Georgia & South Carolina.





Alerts. Look at all the Freeze Warnings. Gees


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Old 03-16-2017, 08:02 AM
 
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South Carolina. Goodbye Peaches. Temps dropped to mid 20s on this farm yesterday and this morning again. Struggling to warm up past 30s

80% Peach Crop Loss on this farm in South Carolina from this Mid March Cold Blast. Video with FB link..


https://www.facebook.com/gregsuskinW...4804175554327/


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Old 03-17-2017, 11:38 AM
 
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Even in Missouri?




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Old 03-17-2017, 11:42 AM
 
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Ouch. Northern Georgia Strawberries.







Oh man, blackberries too?


https://twitter.com/BPetersenWSB/sta...81436749914113


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Old Yesterday, 02:40 PM
 
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Yikes. Lots of damage I dont see mentioned enough. Its been a cold past 2 weeks and the southeast farms and blooms has suffered.

I saw damage in Philly and Virginia too.

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Old Yesterday, 02:51 PM
 
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So where will get our peaches this year? Will costs go up?

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Old Today, 01:30 PM
 
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In my garden I lost 100% of my blueberries and 100% of my pawpaws. All new growth on my figs is dead (should fruit but probably a month late and no breba crop). All new growth on my pomegranates is dead - no crop for sure.

I think its going to be a really tough year on wildlife. Tons of wild fruits will have no crop this year - 100% loss on porcelain berry, 100% loss on hollies just to name a few I noticed. A significant number of oaks and other mast trees had all of the catkins killed (it actually looks like fall here with many the oaks leafed out but now brown).
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