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#3644024 - 04/14/14 07:46 AM This weeks freeze?
buckaroo
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Does it look like mid 20's will kill this years acorn crop?
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#3644033 - 04/14/14 07:53 AM Re: This weeks freeze? [Re: buckaroo]
woodsman87
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I would be prepared for no acorns this fall. I remember in April of 2007 we hit the 20s after green up. All the leaves turned black, not a single acorn that year on my place.
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#3644359 - 04/14/14 01:17 PM Re: This weeks freeze? [Re: woodsman87]
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I don't know if the oak blooms have formed yet. The late green-up MIGHT save us, but it's not looking good.
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#3644529 - 04/14/14 03:51 PM Re: This weeks freeze? [Re: BSK]
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I'm in Carroll county, my red oaks have long blooms everywhere...
The White oaks are just beginning to come in.

My latest area forecast is showing 1 - 2 hours of freezing temps early Wednesday morning (4-6 am). I'm hoping this won't hurt anything.
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#3644622 - 04/14/14 05:09 PM Re: This weeks freeze? [Re: TNlandowner]
smstone22
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Im just worried about my apple trees that are loaded with blooms.
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#3644674 - 04/14/14 05:48 PM Re: This weeks freeze? [Re: smstone22]
buckaroo
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Apples can take 25 degrees for couple of hours the best I can remember.
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#3644716 - 04/14/14 06:15 PM Re: This weeks freeze? [Re: buckaroo]
smstone22
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 Originally Posted By: buckaroo
Apples can take 25 degrees for couple of hours the best I can remember.

Yes. I have posted that chart before that lists the % kill. With Nashville calling for 28, Im afraid the mountain will be below 25. Hope not.
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#3644827 - 04/14/14 07:30 PM Re: This weeks freeze? [Re: smstone22]
Wes Parrish
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Now, tell me again, just what is it that's so bad about global warming?
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#3644955 - 04/14/14 08:47 PM Re: This weeks freeze? [Re: Wes Parrish]
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Most of the oaks here near Fairview are blooming heavy. It will probably be a good year to plant some corn (to leave standing)if the temps do get in the 20's. There is one positive thing about a poor mast crop, the deer will have to move more to find their groceries. This will make hunting much easier for those who like to watch green fields.
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#3644967 - 04/14/14 08:51 PM Re: This weeks freeze? [Re: Farm manager]
timberjack86
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24 Here.
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