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Erratic Weather is No Bowl of Cherries: Michigan Copes with Stunted Crop

Written by Margaret Francis on . Posted in Extreme weather, Your Climate Stories

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An unusually warm March lulled Michigan cherry blossoms into blooming early so that April frosts decimated the crop. The tough year for northern growers won’t stop the National Cherry Festival this week, but the luscious, local fruits are hard to come by – and pricey if you can find them. Another sign of climate change?

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