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apple crop and weather

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how the weather impacted the apple crop Wed, 20 Sep 2017 03:12:50 +0000 apple crop and weather how the weather impacted the apple crop KODE fall is just around the corner and so is apple picking season. action 12's adam sherwinski tells us more about how the weather impacts the apple crop. adam sherwnski: apples are a classic fall fruit that can be tricky to grow in southwest missouri. this year's crop has had a few struggles.david murphy murphy orchard "we had an early winter, ya know, warm winter and then we had a early freeze when we's was in bloom. we lost several blooms and had what they call frost damage." however david murphy and his son wesley know that there is never a perfect season, but they know what the weather needs to be like for the perfect apples. wesley murphy murphy orchard "generally you kinda want it in the middle. ya know you don't want too much rain in bunches, but you'd like it evenly distributed so you don't have droughts. "now if we could control the weather we'd like it too cool off there about middle august, late august. then then our apples would actually perform a little better." while southwest missouri's hot and humid summers may not seem ideal, it seems to work for murphy orchard, whch has been producing apples for more than thirty years.david murphy "ya know it seems like every year , i've been doing it for thirty six years, every year's different. but if you have a bloom, you know , in april and no freezes it's good. reporting in marionville, im adam sherwinski, action tweleve

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