05/17/2013 09:43 am ET

Mich. Fruit Growers Seem To Have Less Frost Damage

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SPARTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Michigan fruit tree growers who suffered devastating freeze losses one year ago seem to have sustained less serious damage from this week’s late frost.

Growers took extraordinary steps ahead of Monday’s frost and freeze warnings, using helicopters, wind machines, orchard heaters and bonfires to keep the cold temperatures from nipping blossoms.

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