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Archaeologists on a multi-year restoration project found 35 bottles of cherries and berries in five different pits in the Mount Vernon cellar. George Brown/Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association hide caption

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Kenichi Wiegardt is a fifth-generation oyster grower. He's worried he'll be the last in his family if the coronavirus doesn't get better and trade doesn't pick up again to China and other Pacific Rim countries. Exports there make up the majority of his fresh-oyster packing business. Anna King/Northwest News Network hide caption

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A cherry tree and its blossoms are covered with snow in an orchard near Traverse City, Mich. Three years ago, almost every fruit crop in Michigan was frozen out when cold temperatures followed some 80 degree days in March. John L. Russell/AP hide caption

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Fruit Growers Try Tricking Mother Nature To Prevent Crop Damage

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At Michigan State University's Clarksville Research Station, researchers apply pollen by hand to tart cherry blossoms, in order to breed new varieties. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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