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Hurricane Bill spares valley apple crop

August 31, 2009  By Kentville Advertiser


August 28, 2009, Woodville, NS – Hurricane Bill brought heavy winds and
driving rain to the Annapolis Valley region, but it looks as though the
apple crop, for the most part, was spared.

August 28, 2009, Woodville, NS – Hurricane Bill brought heavy winds and driving rain to the Annapolis Valley region, but it looks as though the apple crop, for the most part, was spared.

Nova Scotia Fruit Growers Association president Brian Boates, who grows several varieties of apples on the family farm in Woodville, said the hurricane August 23 didn’t have much impact on their crop and he hasn’t heard any growers complaining about significant damages.

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