Peaches, other crops suffer from May hailstorms

Issue Date: May 11, 2016
By Christine Souza

Less than two weeks after rain, wind and hail damaged prunes in the Sacramento Valley, leaving some growers without a crop, another storm brought hail to the same area, this time hitting the cling peach crop. Farmers of cherries and tomatoes in the San Joaquin Valley also reported concerns, as farmers continue to gauge the impact of last week's storms.

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