[NAFEX] Hail

David Doud doudone at netusa1.net
Mon Jun 9 22:01:53 EDT 2003


I sympathise - I was there in 2001 - one suggestion is to apply
streptomycin,  particularly to the pears,  so that you may try again next
year - DOUD
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe and Ellen Hecksel" <jhecksel at voyager.net>
To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Monday, June 09, 2003 7:32 PM
Subject: [NAFEX] Hail


> Five minutes of hail shredded my tree crops.  Apricots faired best of
> all tree fruits.  Apples and pears less well.  Pear leaves had 3/8"
> (10mm) diameter holes punched through them.  Hail was pushed by 60mph
> (100kph) wind gusts.  Makes me glad that my paycheck does not depend on
> my crop.
>
> It is grand to live in the mid-West.
>
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