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The first freeze threat for this year’s peach crop will be on the morning of the 4th.  Forecasts predict possible mid-twenties and calm winds.  We are close to full bloom, which is of course more typical for mid to late March.  We have added a third wind machine this year, so hopefully it will provide some added protection.  However, this only helps a few degrees.  No method of freeze protection is foolproof.  We are almost finished pruning and most of the fertilizer has been applied.  So now it is wait and see, with a long time until April 15th, which means the freezes are usually over.  Check back later for more peach news.

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