ABC Hobart – Cold snap hits growers (via Tom Nelson)

Thanks to Tom Nelson.

Lucy Greg from Fruit Growers Tasmania says apple and cherry crops in the Derwent and Huon Valleys appear hardest hit.

The owner of a Coal River Valley vineyard says they’ve lost the entire crop in the Derwent Valley.

Ms Gregg has told the ABC’s Country Hour that while the severe frost has affected apple and cherries, frost protection measures have worked.

Ross had what’s believed to be an October record with the temperature dropping to minus 5.6.

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