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Capital Press - Wine grape growers concerned

7/22/2013
Idaho wine grape growers concerned about cold's impact

By SEAN ELLIS

CALDWELL, Idaho -- While most farmers in southwest Idaho are thinking about the relentless heat, wine grape growers are still wondering how cold spells in January and late spring will impact yields. Industry experts say the state's overall wine grape crop looks good but some areas sustained significant damage as a result of a deep freeze in January and then a spring frost in late May.