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In France, after a fairly warm winter, there were catastrophic (but perfectly normal for the season) frosts in late March which have wiped out most of the stone fruit and a significant percentage of the grapes for this year (because buds had developed early).

But drought is the big issue, with water tables extremely low after insufficient rain in winter and spring.

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by eurogreen on Mon May 2nd, 2022 at 10:55:57 AM EST
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