Topics » Science & Technology   Aug. 16, 2012

Coping with Climate Change: Michigan's Sour Season

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A SOUR SEASONAN IDEAL CLIMATETOO COLD TO HANDLETWO LIFETIMESNO FAIRY TALE YEARSHAKEN FARMERSA FROST HARVESTNOT ENOUGH WORKPLIGHT OF THE HONEY BEESTALLED PROCESSINGIT'S THE PITSTHE PIE CONTEST MUST GO ON AS MICHIGAN AS CHERRY PIE

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Most tart cherries in the region end up in processing plants like Great Lakes Packing Company in Kewadin, Mich. This season the company closed down many of its processing plants, with the exception of a single operation line, and laid off most of their workers.

Read the story: A Sour Season for Michigan's Cherry Farmers.

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