Farmers preparing for spring growth

January 14, 2013 12:55:20 AM PST
Tree fruit and nut growers are already looking ahead to the spring.

The US Agriculture Department says farmers of stone fruits, including peaches and plums, are already pruning trees as they get ready for the spring's growth.

Most stone fruits and nut trees are in a dormant phase, in which they benefit from the cold winter temperatures.


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