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Apple farmers fly chopper over orchard to fight frost


May 14, 2013
By CBC News

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May 14, 2013, Kemptville, Ont – The threat of frost forced apple growers near Kemptville, Ont., to take the unusual step of flying a helicopter over their orchard to keep their trees warm.

The temperature in the Ottawa region dropped to -2 Celsius at about 3 a.m. early Tuesday morning and a frost warning remained in effect Tuesday. READ MORE

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