Unseasonable weather devastates Erie-area cherry crop

Jun 18, 2012 Full story: Erie Times News 9

Nick Mobilia, co-owner of Mobilia Fruit Farms in North East, explains why a late March freeze has damaged much of his cherry crop this year.

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Jane Goodall

Greenwich, OH

#1 Jun 18, 2012
erei has no cherries... never has never will
Tacks Know More

Erie, PA

#2 Jun 18, 2012
Jane you lost your cherry to a candle then a carrot and finally a cucumber. All inserted at once.
check casher

Erie, PA

#3 Jun 18, 2012
Don't worry about us. Our price supports and govt. subsidized crop insurance will cover it this year.
Jane GoodaII

Erie, PA

#4 Jun 18, 2012
I will swallow any and all white substance that is thrown my way......
Joe Doakes

Meadville, PA

#5 Jun 19, 2012
boohoo Moby, should have bought crop insurance. I am sure the government will help you
Harry Balsagna

Erie, PA

#6 Jun 19, 2012
Joe Doakes wrote:
boohoo Moby, should have bought crop insurance. I am sure the government will help you
The government sure will and then thy'll raise your taxes. Smooth move Ex-Lax!

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Since: Feb 08

Erie,PA

#7 Jun 19, 2012
Joe Doakes wrote:
boohoo Moby, should have bought crop insurance. I am sure the government will help you
Contact any local farmer you know and ask him if he's EVER carried crop insurance on cherries. There’s a VERY high premium cost to purchase crop insurance for cherries and the indemnification they would receive in a year like this wouldn't even begin to cover their cost.
Jane Goodall

Greenwich, OH

#8 Jun 19, 2012
khp33 wrote:
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Contact any local farmer you know and ask him if he's EVER carried crop insurance on cherries. There’s a VERY high premium cost to purchase crop insurance for cherries and the indemnification they would receive in a year like this wouldn't even begin to cover their cost.
Kale is the best crop to grow in the erie region
Harry Balsagna

Erie, PA

#9 Jun 19, 2012
What kind of crop do you specialize in your "field" Jane?

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