fruit trees http://wamc.org en NY Growers Worry about Buds as Temperature Plunges http://wamc.org/post/ny-growers-worry-about-buds-temperature-plunges <p>Upstate New York growers are watching fruit trees anxiously as a strong cold front sweeps through the region, bringing frost that could damage buds.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>Many fruit trees have started to bud as much as four weeks ahead of schedule because of the unusual warmth in recent weeks.</p><p>Wayne County orchard owner Stephanie Craft tells the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle that she and her husband Gary won&#39;t be able to sleep Monday night. The temperature is expected to drop to about 23 degrees.</p> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 11:36:06 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 35423 at http://wamc.org NY Growers Worry about Buds as Temperature Plunges