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Grape growers face crop damage


May 26, 2009
By Judie Steeves - Kelowna Capital News

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May 26, 2009, Okanagan,
B.C. – There’s been considerable bud damage to grapes in the Okanagan
and Similkameen as a result of the harshness of this past winter.

May 26, 2009, Okanagan, B.C. – There’s been considerable bud damage to grapes in the Okanagan and Similkameen as a result of the harshness of this past winter.

There has also been some damage to young vines.

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It’s not yet known just how extensive the damage is. However, the production insurance branch of the provincial agriculture ministry has been receiving damage claims from grape and soft fruit growers. | READ MORE