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Soft fruit disposal worries B.C. farmers


June 28, 2010
By Kelowna Capital News

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Soft fruit disposal worries B.C. farmers

Soft fruit that you don’t eat should be bagged, buried or frozen rather than
tossed out the window, into the garbage or into the compost.

June 28, 2010, Kelowna, B.C.
– Soft fruit that you don’t eat should be bagged, buried or frozen rather than
tossed out the window, into the garbage or into the compost.

That’s the message from orchardists
and grape growers in B.C. facing the potential loss of an entire crop of fruit
to a new insect pest, which can enter the valley in fruit such as cherries,
plums, grapes, strawberries, raspberries and blueberries.

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