Canadian farmers fear frost could spoil apple harvest

Farmers in New Brunswick, Canada, fear that the recent run of warm weather could cause their apple trees to blossom prematurely, leaving them vulnerable to late frosts that could ruin the season's crop. Some farmers use propane heaters to keep their trees from getting frostbitten, but not all farmers can afford to do so.

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