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Regional harvest looks good in spite of year's roller coaster weather

Cole Nelson moves baskets of corn at the family business at Karen's Produce and Ice Cream on Route 5S in Glen.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Cole Nelson moves baskets of corn at the family business at Karen's Produce and Ice Cream on Route 5S in Glen.
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Schoharie County farmer Dave Shaul described this growing season as a roller coaster of weather conditions. “It’s definitely been a year of extremes,” he said. His 1,500-acre Fultonham farm had a dry early spring. “Then we had three weeks of solid rain,” he said. That rain came down so fast that Middleburgh’s main street became a temporary Schoharie Creek tributary. It was deep enough for a kayaker at one point. There were cold stretches and ...


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