COLUMBIA — The wind blew through the leaves at Peters Orchard, shaking the few leftover apples with each gust. “There shouldn’t be an apple around here,” said Paul Peters of the family-run, 500-acre orchard near Waverly. “We didn’t expect anything to make it.”
Apple crop battered from March freeze
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