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Freshly picked apples from Bishops Orchard in Garfield, Washington. (Photo: Amy Ross)

Freshly picked apples from Bishops Orchard in Garfield, Washington. (Photo: Amy Ross)

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Washington's Strong Apple Crop In Danger Of Going Unpicked

Anna King
09/19/2012

Washington state apple farmers are gearing up to harvest the second–largest crop in history, but it appears there won't be enough workers to get the fruit off the trees quickly enough. The shortage comes as apple prices are high because of crop damage elsewhere in the country. KUOW's Anna King has our report at an apple orchard outside of Prescott.

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