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Fruit growers eye frost, pollination
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Fruit growers eye frost, pollination
Tree fruit growers in the Northwest, Midwest and East hope to make it through frost season with no major losses. Poor pollination weather may make for a light cherry crop in the southern half of Central Washington.

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