An unseasonably warm winter causes concern for crops

Posted on
Mar 16, 2016
An unseasonably warm winter causes concern for crops

CHCH TV
By Phil Perkins

An unseasonably warm winter has crops in Niagara region waking up a little early. Growers aren’t worried about the expected late-week chill. However, they are keeping their fingers crossed over the risk of the spring frost which can happen right up until Victoria Day. “Right now if we get blossom April 1st we extend that window by two weeks and -5 is still possible in mid-April and that’s a big concern,” said Michael Kauzlaric, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre. Read more