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Dried apricots: farmers are spooked

March 26, 2024 at 11:05 AM , Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. Last week’s snow has stirred up quite a bit of commotion for apricots in Malatya. Although snow is good news, farmers are spooked.

No harm done

Snowfall was, however, only reported over two days and common agreement is that the blooming trees were by no means impacted. On the contrary, snow provides protection should any frosts occur, a risk which persists until the end of April, and makes the weather softer. Yet, trouble is that the farmers, who still hold stocks, prefer to wait and see if the snow may have caused any damage. Although weather forecasts show no extraordinary conditions for now this can change very quickly in the next few weeks and any predictions concerning the crop are not pos

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