Crop Conditions – Facts for Fancy Fruit

Crop Conditions

What a difference a couple of weeks of warm weather makes. Crop development is progressing rapidly with warmer weather. Apples in the south are around 10 mm, and in full bloom here in Lafayette. Peaches in southern areas of the state are still in the shuck, but barely. Folks in southern areas are getting ready to apply chemical thinners to apples, and those of us in more northern areas need to be ready to apply thinners soon.

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