by Tim Baker, NW Region Horticulture Specialist, University of Missouri Extension
“And what to my wondering eyes should appear
But apples! On trees! Twas a sight for good cheer!"
There’s no doubt that the April freeze of 2007 will be long remembered as a disaster for Missouri fruit growers. After a post-freeze survey by horticulturists and orchard owners, everyone was pretty certain that the crop was heavily damaged, if not