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Early wet weather affecting P.E.I. apple crop


September 2, 2009
By CBC News

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apples02September 1, 2009, Charlottetown, PEI – Some P.E.I. apple growers are
having a hard year, with yields for some early varieties down by as
much as 40 per cent.

September 1, 2009, Charlottetown, PEI – Some P.E.I. apple growers are having a hard year, with yields for some early varieties down by as much as 40 per cent.

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Barry Balsom, who grows 12 hectares of apples, pears and plums with his wife at Arlington Orchards in Prince County, said the rainy, wet weather during bloom time played havoc with pollination.

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