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Weather More Favorable for Farmers This Year

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Keeping cold weather around is not hindering this year's fruit crop.

Farmers say this years cold, long winter is a good thing, compared to last year's early thaw.

They expect fruits like apples and cherries to bloom on time, making for a plentiful harvest.

Right now the season looks promising, but farmers say May is critical for the season's crop production.

9&10's Katie Boomgaard talked to one local farm in Ellsworth about what these cold winter nights and cool, crisp days mean for this year.