Weather hurts orchard harvest - nwherald

Mike Greene - mgreene@shawmedia.com
Becky Rantanen, of Beach Park, reaches to grab an apple from a tree at Royal Oak Farm Orchard Tuesday, September 11, 2012 in Harvard. An early freeze combined with drought conditions cut this year's harvest at the farm by about 70%, causing the orchard to limit the amount pickers can take to about 10 apples.