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. 

Posted on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 1:11 PM
Tags: hail (1), strawberry (73)

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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