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NB apple farmers worried about snow’s impact

April 14, 2014
By CBC News


April 14, 2014, Fredericton, NB – The heavy snowfall in parts of New Brunswick has been tough on apple farmers and it could be foreshadowing a difficult season in 2014.

The snow has piled up so high on some farms that it has given deer a chance to eat buds farther up the trees. Some farmers are estimating that has ruined roughly 30 per cent of this year’s crop. READ MORE