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Coping with Climate Change: Michigan's Sour Season

AN IDEAL CLIMATE

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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

AN IDEAL CLIMATE

Northwestern Michigan is located on the 45th parallel -- halfway between the equator and the North Pole. The surrounding Great Lakes and rolling hills create a perfect temperate climate for growing fruit.

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

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