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Apple tree pruning delayed after Maritime winter

March 25, 2014  By CBC News

March 25, 2014 – Many Maritime apple growers looking to prune their trees before they blossom this spring have been forced to delay their efforts because of this year’s harsh winter.

Robert Bourgeois owns 80 acres of apple trees in Memramcook, N.B. Normally he’d have foreign workers on staff to help prune, but hiring now would put him out on a financial limb. READ MORE




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