Environ. Horticulture, Pears, Cherries, and Viticulture
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Environ. Horticulture, Pears, Cherries, and Viticulture

So This is What Hail Does

Below is a picture of what hail can do to strawberry.  A friend forwarded me these pictures of what a freak hailstorm a few days ago over his field left behind.  Shredded leaves, pitted and bruised fruit right down to pretty undeveloped green ones, even on the flower.  This storm represents a huge setback for his farm.

I'd have a hard time getting up and facing the day after a loss like this, but nevertheless you growers do it as a matter of course.

Bless you for the work you do and the food you grow for us in spite of the curveballs Mother Nature can throw at you. 

Hail 1
Hail 1

Posted on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 1:11 PM
Tags: hail (1), strawberry (74)

Comments:

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Great Photo but heartbreaking loss.

Posted by Olivia Banks on April 25, 2018 at 6:47 AM

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