Early cold snap caused the most damage to the state's fruit crops since the 1800s, says MU professor.
Tuesday, October 9, 2007 | 6:20 p.m. CDT;
updated 9:39 p.m. CDT, Sunday, July 20, 2008
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.”
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