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Farmers Prepare for Early Morning Frost

Farmers Prepare for Early Morning Frost

Posted: Tue Sep 11 18:26:36 PDT 2018
Updated: Tue Sep 11 18:26:37 PDT 2018

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ight, kent simons will be putting this row cover over all of his outside produce for protection. he tells me there's not much he can do after that." kent says: "and it'sjust going to rest right on the plants but it provides you know 4-5degrees of frost protection." kent simons owns a humble, one and a half acre organic farm called simple gifts farm. simons sold over more than 200 ears of corn this past saturday at the farmers market. corn nat now the rest of his corn is in jeopardy "potentially some could be lost" simons tells me frost is just another issue farmers have to plan for this time of year in klamath falls. he's already dealing melons trying to ripen and you can see teh plants are pretty well devastated and last night was a light frost. tonight is going to be a lot worse." simons is doing everything he can to get the rest of his outdoor plants through the night. "another thing that runs through my head is get everything harvested that i can before protection from the row covers may not be enough. andryanna says: "simons tells me the worst case scenario is that he'll lose everything outside sheppard, newswatch 12." head to our
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